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With a new look in hand and a radiant smile, Nanev Baker rushes to prepare 
for the evening. 

Photo by Tiffany Townsend 

Volume 73 



800 Lakeshore Drive 

Birmingham, AL 35229 

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Editor: Tiffany Townsend 



1991 92 


t'oi God • I 

and Staff 

the Samford way 


radition, 150 years worth, set 
the tone for 1992. Thebelltower 
still guarded the campus while the 
steeple pierced the sky. Samford 
University lay quiet, nestled among 
the mountains of Birmingham. Even 
as a surge of people entered the iron 
gates of the newest campus, they 
found a sense of peace and tradition. 
The doors of Bashinsky Field- 
house opened to allow an influx of 
students to register or validate. As 
always long lines loomed before those 
waiting for an I.D. Rush started with 
its usual fervor, and girls and guys 
alike tried to decide what sorority or 
fraternity fit them best while others 
decided the independent route was 
better for them. 

As the weeks wore on, the football 
team exemplified a winning tradition 
that wasn't about to end this year. 
Parents Weekend arrived, and moms 
and dads clamored across the campus 
anxious to see their children. As 
Homecoming weekend approached, 
tradition appeared everywhere. 
Students purchased tickets to the ball, 
elected a Homecoming court, bought 
t-shirts, and planned a great day of 
football and festivities. After the team 
trounced Troy State and Amy 

Christmas won the title of 
Homecoming Queen, many people 
scattered to get ready for the ball as in 
the past. 

Finals, as always, stressed 
everyone on campus as students 
crammed, pulling nil-niters to get 
passing grades. The tradition of Step 
Sing began spring semester as 

"Peace be within thy walls/' 
- Psalm 22:7 

hundreds of students began the long 
hours of practicing music and 
choreography to compete on 
February 22. Arriving with April, 
Spring Break provided the much- 
needed vacation for all as Samfordites 
headed south to catch some rays or 
home to catch some rest. SGA 
sponsored their annual Spring Fling, 
coupled with a unanimous spirit of 
spring fever. The long wait for 
graduation had ended for many 
seniors, and the long wait for summer 
had ended for underclassmen. The 
sesquicentennial flooded the campus, 
creating an awareness of tradition 
that was incomparable. 

Tiffany Tovmsend - Editor 


The inspiring architecture of the Reid Chapel steeple 
honors the strong tradition of Christian principles 
established by our founders. 

Photo by Tiffany Townsend 

Standing strong in the foundations of faithfulness, 
Samuel Sherman brought the dream of a library into 
reality through his efforts of collecting books. Display 
created by BSll for Homecoming '91. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

Straight from the caf, Charles Leonard enjoys an ice 
cream cone as he strolls across the campus. 

Photo by Martina Zukoski 


and Campus 
commit to 

Samford way 

ew, excited faces joined the 
conglomeration of the 
Samford student body. Freshmen 
entered with expectant faces while 
parents left them alone to face a new 
challenge. West Campus expanded 
with Sigma Chi, Delta Zeta, Sigma 
Nu, and Phi Mu houses and the men's 
independent dorm. 

C.J. overlooked the main campus, 
empty and alone, except for a few 
night visitors. Smith and Pittman 
switched resident gender, making 
Pittman a women's dorm and Smith 
the freshman men's dorm. 

The football team fought through 
the regular season, making the play- 
offs for the first time. With school 
support, they reached the semi-finals, 
where they lost to Youngstown State. 
The Alabama Baptist Convention 
convened at Samford, providing a 
"fall break," which seemed an 
answered prayer to students. 

Although Step Sing seemed "just 
like always" in the spring, it followed 
new rules. Instead of the standard 17 
groups, only 15 performed. The 
freshmen class rocked the house with 
"A Tribute to Jim Hensen" and its 
rendition of "The Rainbow 
Connection." SGA planned a Stress 

Relief Week for the after-Step-Sing- 
rush-to-catch-up feeling, making the 
quad look somewhat like a carnival 
with the two huge moonwalks. 

The basketball team followed the 
football team with its own successful 
season, making it to the semi-finals of 

"A university should be a 

place of light, of liberty, 

and of learning." 

- Benjamin Disraeli 

the TAAC tournament and finishing 
third in their region. 

Sesquicentennial events 
dominated the school calendar, 
making it a busier spring semester 
than ever. As graduation rolled 
around, some seniors wondered if 
they would get out on the five-year 
plan, and freshmen wondered with 
the new core curriculum if they would 
ever graduate. Along with the old 
standards of past tradition came the 
new incentives, reforms, and 
improvements to make Samford 
150% superior! 

Tiffany Townsend - Editor 



"Clowning" around at the Fall Carnival, KathyMcRae 
meets two friends masquerading by the haystacks. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

On a warm winter day, Stacey Fehlenberg takes time 
out to enjoy throwing a frisbee on the quad. 

Photo in/ Martina Znkoski 

Preparing to snap the ball, the Bulldog offensive line 
sets itself for the drive ahead. 

Photo by Scott Gooodwin 


Division Page 









"Only so fT«* l *°* 
much do I know, as I 


have lived. -Emerson 

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Sitting in the shade of an umbrella in the A-Phi-0 
Courtyard, H.F. Blahxk reads intently. 

Photo by Martina Zukoski 

Campus Life 




than living in CJ as 
far as living 
conditions are 
concerned. ..but 
it's very secluded 
away from every- 
thing on campus." 
Beeson Woods 
enlivened its 
sedate community 
by throwing "Block Parties" where 
residents indulged in food and games. 
Regardless of location, dorm life 
hadn't changed much. Still to be found 
were the ever-present loud or messy 

S a m f o r d 
student body 
witnessed many 
changes this year 
in residence life, 
whether it was 
the memorable 
closing of CJ 
Dorm or the 
opening of the 

West Campus housing. Students 
came to Samford in the fall to find 
Pittman Hall had switched to a 
women's dorm, and Smith Hall had 
become a men's dorm. Under- 
standably, such drastic changes could roommates, shaving cream or water 
cause some problems, but freshman fights, and the indiscriminate use of 
Mike Bobbit, who lived in Smith Hall toilet paper for room decoration, 
said, "Except for the pink bathrooms, Finding students camping out in front 
it's great! " of a TV in a lobby or struggling to fit as 

If that wasn't confusing enough, many clothes as possible into a nearby 
A/B Dorm housed women on one washing machine was a common sight, 
hall and men on the other, going down With all the aspects of dorm life, the 
in history as the closest Samford has only major controversy left for debate 
ever come to installing a coed dorm was a realistic open dorm policy, 
system. Mike Preuitt remarked with 
a smile that living in A/B Dorm was 
"a great introduction to campus life." 

The majority of campus 
movement occurred with the opening 
of West Campus housing. Many 
sororities and fraternities had new 
houses built in West Campus along 
with a Men's Independent residence 
hall. When asked about how he liked 
living in Men's Independent, junior 
Brian Dunn said, "It's so much better 

Wrestling contests and pillow fights continued well 
into the night in A/B Dorm. 

Photo by Jason Preston 

Lisa Wells 

A moment in the window. . .not allowed in the women 's 

dorms, guys found a zoay to climb on the roof for a visit. 

Photo by Tiffany Townsend 

Celebrate! Wendy Broxton and Luchrysta Sioeet follow 
the Samford tradition— dorm decoration a la "Charmin. " 

Photo by K.T. Harrell 

Andy Hughes and Jeff Long lend Bill Shiell a shirt. 
Borrowing and lending meant survival in dorm life. 

Photo by Craig Hyde 


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Before the feast, Jeff Archer, Judd Fleming and Jason 
Trummel show they are connoisseurs of fine cuisine. 

Photo by Lisa Oliphant 

Swinging from thebunk 

bed, David Brooks takes 
a study break in his 
Photo by Craig Hyde 

Shaving cream has 
many uses. Students 
find it a good medium 
for clowning around. 
Photo by L. Sweet 


"Welcome Back, 


Welcome Back is always a great time for students at 
Samford. Not only can freshmen meet new people who 
will likely be some of their best friends, but it is also a 
time for returning students to re-kindle old friendships 
and share their summer experiences. 

This year Welcome Back featured "Dinner on the 
Dirt. " Everyone gathered on the quad for barbeque and 
a gigantic ice cream sundae. On Tuesday of Welcome 
Back Week, the traditional Sloss Furnace Dance was 
held. As usual many people got lost trying to find it, but 
in some cases that was most of the fun. 

A new activity added to the week was Freshman Star 
Search Finals. This presented an opportunity for 
incoming freshmen to show off their talents during 
orientation. Star Search organizers invited each incoming 
freshman to participate in the talent show held at Wright 
Concert Hall. The most popular performers were invited 
back for a final performance. An eager audience cheered 
the performers on stage. 

Freshman Monique Nangle said, "I thought it was a 
good event for Welcome Back, and I think they should 
continue doing it every year for the freshmen." 

Lisa Wells 

A senior preview entertained those who browsed among 

displays by the band and other organizations. 

Photo by K.T. Harrell 

Sesquicentennial banners 
welcomed students back to 
Samfordas they entered the 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

Tables and flowers set the 
stage for Church Rush, 
where local churches invited 
student participation in 
their programs. 
Photo by Scott Goodwin 

Zipping into the parking lot, drivers welcomed the new 

parking deck to handle more cars than ever on campus. 

Photo by Tiffany Townsend 

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Best feature of Welcome Back: everyone pitched in and 
helped create a giant sundae with ice cream, nuts, 
chocolate syrup and fruit sauce. 

Photo b\i Martina Zukowski 

The best food in town! Old friends and new 
during Welcome Back. 

Photo In/ Martina Zukowski 

Welcome Back 11 

Miss Samford 

It Had To Be You/' was an 
appropriate theme for this year's Miss 
Samford pageant. In late October, 30 
contestants, seeking to claim the 
coveted title, covered the Leslie S. 
Wright stage. 

The pageant opened with a 
choreographed number performed by 
the 1992 Miss Samford contestants 
and a new addition to the show, 15 
male escorts. For the first year, escorts 
assisted the contestants on stage, and 
also performed song and dance 
routines for the audience. Miss 
Alabama 1991, Wendy Neundorf, 
performed a number from the play, 
"Guys and Dolls." Christie Blanton, 
Miss Samford 1991, provided 
entertainment for the audience with 
piano and vocal performances. 

The competition, an official 
preliminary for the Miss Alabama 
pageant, judged the contestants on 
interviews, swimsuits, talent and 
evening gowns. Many Samford 
students turned out for the Miss 

Talented Deborah Welgus performs "Concerto in C" 
on the piccolo. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

Samford Pageant, whether it was to 
support the contestants or just to be a 
part of the excitement surrounding 
the event. Freshman Marlon Worrill 
commented, "The Miss Samford 
Pageant broke the normal routine of 
college life. " It seems as though Larry 
White was in agreement when he 
said, "I just wish I had seen the 
bathing suit competition!" 



Top five finalists: Suzanne Schuelly, Kasee Karwan, Leigh Sherer, Tara Siegfried and Shannon Hage. 

Plioto by Scott Goodwin 



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Top ten finalist Paige Waldrop brightens the stage in 

her fashionable evening gown , escorted by Neil Nipper. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

During the talent portion of the pageant, Suzanne 
Schuelly sings expressively. 

Photo by Martina Zukoski 

Surrounded by good-looking escorts after the pageant Leigh Sherer smiles broadly. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

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Crowned in Her Glory 

1 he judges soon narrowed the field to five top 

finalists. They were: Shannon Hage, fourth alternate; 

Suzanne Schuelly, third alternate; Tara Siegfried, 

second alternate and swimsuit award; and Kasee 

Karwan, first alternate and talent award. The 1992 

Miss Samford winner was Leigh Sherer. Sherer, a 

freshman music education major from Jasper, 

Alabama, also won a talent award for her piano 

presentation of a piece by Chopin. "Miss Samford 

is a wonderful opportunity for me to participate in 

a wonderful scholarship program to help in an 

education for me at Samford. The 

competition was a great experience 

and I got to meet 30 new friends! I'm 

excited about representing Samford 

in the Miss Alabama pageant," Leigh 

said. Leigh was sponsored by 

Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity. 

Freshman Jennifer Wilson, after 

seeing Sherer's performance, 

remarked, "I was really impressed 

with the way she carried herself on 

stage. I look forward to having her 

represent Samford in the Miss 

Alabama Pageant this summer. It 

was great to have a freshman win!" 

Lisa Oliphant 

Placing second overall, Tara Siegfreid parades across 
the stage in the swimsuit competition. 

Photo by Martina Zukoski 

Kasee Karzoin, first alternate, performs vocally in the Performing Non So Pin Cosa Son , from the" Marriage 

talent competition. ofl igaro," Natalie Norton shows her dramatic talent. 

Photo by Martina Zukoski Photo Im Seott Goodwin 

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The new Miss Samford 1992, Leigh Sherer, finally 
relaxes after the taxing pageant. 

Photo by Martina Zukoski 

Dancing her way into the hearts of the audience, Dana 
Glascock performs her talent. 

Photo In/ Martina Zukoski 

Miss Alabama 1991, Wendy Neundorf performs a 
number from "Guys and L )olls" 

Photo lm Seott Goodwin 

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Tuesday night of Homecoming 
incorporated an "Undercover" theme 
as students gathered in the midst of 
the Fall Carnival to dine on the quad. 
Typical carnival foods were a popular 
choice for dinner as corndogs, 
hamburgers, cotton candy, nachos, 
popcorn, and soft drinks were 
abundant. Campus Ministries 
sponsored the Fall Carnival which 

helped raise 
money for 
Some of the 
pumpkin carving, water balloons, T- 
shirt giveaways, and the ever - 
popular dunking tank. Booths were 

manned by students from various 
campus organizations. When asked 
what he enjoyed about this year's Fall 
Carnival, freshman Bo Shirey 
yelled, "la won shirt!" Fall Carnival 
had something to offer everyone. 

Lisa Wells 

Buddies and pals, Carrie Nacarrato and Monica Ikner 
set the scene for friendship at the Fall Carnival. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

Under the Japanese lanterns, Scott Ross and Jennifer 
Wilson carve a Halloween pumpkin. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

Main/ children accompanied by students or parents 

livened up the carnival with their antics at the booths. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

A little wet, but still hanging in there, Jason Brown 
smiles even after 20 minutes in Lambda Chi Alpha's 
dunking tank. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

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Bright-eyed and having fun, Tom Call shares a fuzzy 
cone of cotton candy with Janey Rozvlett. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

Sophomore Craig Hyde pops a water balloon on Shawn 
Hall in a booth sponsored by BSU. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

Cool time! All around the carnival groups like this one 
huddled to fellowship together. 

Photo In/ Scott Goodwin 

Fall Carnival 17 

Homecoming '91 


The SGA coordinated this year's 
Homecoming Week activities to 
accentuate the "Mysterious 
Moments" theme. Monday night at 
dinner, Samford students kicked off 
Homecoming activities posing as 
sleuths who solved trivia questions 
concerning Samford. Afterwards, the 
SGA sponsored Alfred Hitchcock's 

movie, Rear 
Window, at 
the Ala- 
bama Theater. 
Juan Gau- 
tier said it 
was a very 
movie. "It got you involved in the 
Halloween spirit, and also ready to 
scream for the Bulldogs!" 

On Wednesday, a professional 
movie team filmed anyone who 
wanted to perform a skit, impersonate 
a popular rock group, act out a famous 

movie scene, or sing a favorite song. 
Mollie Neal said the skits were "the 
most hysterical thing I have seen 
Samford students do. The public 
humiliation was what made it so 
much fun!" 

Events sponsored by SGA packed 
Halloween night. A Mini-Mystery 
Dinner Theatre entertained students 
in the cafeteria. Afterwards, they 
progressed to CJ courtyard to venture 
through a haunted house sponsored 
by AXA and FIKO. Freshman Vince 
Strawbridge said, "I think the stench 
of a busted sewer pipe added to the 
continued to page 20 

An addition to Homecoming activities zoas putt-putt 
golf. John Harvey shows the proper form for a good 
backswing. Photo In/ Martina Zukowski 

Surrounded In/ paper flowers. Phi Mu works hard on 
their Homecoming display. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

Carrie Tillis sings a country ballad at Samford Palace. 
Photo by Scott Goodwin 

A recognized talent. Tim McCool performs songs from 
his album Stillwater at Samford Palace. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

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Campus organization displays beautified the quad as 
part of the Homecoming festivities. Alpha PhiOmega 
sponsored the winning display. 

Photo by Craig Hyde 

, [saspei ial treat, students enjoy a carriage ride around 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

Goofy glasses and goonie-golf are new additions to 
homecoming activities in the fall. 

Photo In/ Scott Goodwin 

Homecoming 19 

Investigating Possibilities 

continued from page 19 

realism." Dan Hampton agreed, saying, "CJ was the 
perfect setting." While everyone waited in line to 
wander through the eerie corridors of the abandoned 
dormitory, the band "69 Boom Box" played in the 
courtyard, as students danced or socialized. Clay 

Berish said the band was 
"chord-crunching, groupie- 
groping loud!" Also, for 
those weak in the knees after 
the haunted house, a hayride 
met people at the courtyard 
and took them around on a 
scenic campus tour. 

Friday organizations 
began building floats on the 
quad for the float competition and left them on 
display for the "Float Fest." Judges gave five spirit 
awards to the organizations with the most 
participation and creativity. The highlight of the day 
was Samford Palace, a musical performance which 
focused on the history of Samford. Some of the 
performers were David Gerrard, Wendy Neundorf, 

Laurita Miller, the A Capella Choir, 
OM and I X, the cast of "Once Upon 
A Mattress," and a bluegrass group 
called "Three On A String." The 
bluegrass group received a standing 
ovation for its country and western 
classics, along with Charles 
Billingsley, a senior music major. 
Afterwards, gathering around a 
bonfire, the students rallied the Dogs 
on to victory. 

continued on page 23 

Richard Britt and Jason Brown entertain everyone in 
the caf. with their wigs and bright colored shirts. 

Photo by Martina Zukoski 

Samford colors adorn the face of Ryan Odle as he shows 
his school spirit all the -way. 

Photo by K.T.Harrell 


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Sitting on an ice chest, Jowell Thome performs a solo 
rendition in unmatched socks that no one will ever 

Photo by Martina Zukoski 

With swags and bows, Samford spares no expense in 
decking out the campus for Homecoming. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

Homecoming 21 

22 Campus Life 


continued from page 20 

Saturday was the climax to the 
week. The dav started early with the 

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West Campus official Grand Opening 
of the A Z, <I) M. I X, and I N houses. 
Following the grand opening, 
students and alumni enjoyed a 
basketball scrimmage and a barbeque 
lunch in Bashinsky Fieldhouse. 

At halftime, fans viewed a salute 
to Sesquicentennial and watched the 
announcement of the Homecoming 
Court. Senior Amv Christmas of 


Evansville, Indiana, was named 

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Homecoming Queen, with escort Jay 

Hogewood of Birmingham, Alabama. 

The rest of the court included: Mendy 

Lee, escorted by Jon Henshaw; Adair 

Fletcher, escorted by Andy Beck; 

Laura Wright, escorted by Frank 

McCravy; Trecia Smith, escorted by 

Patrick Howell; and Tracy Dean, 

escorted by Scotty Utz. 

A semi-formal Homecoming 

Masquerade Ball, held at The Club, was the 

finale. As the week ended, Junior Heather 

Hicks remarked, "SGA did a lot to get the 

whole campus involved. There was 

something for everyone, and it was the best 

Homecoming I've seen yet!" 

Lisa W ells 

Standing in the court. Joint Henshaw and Mendi/ Lee 
represent the 1 reshman class. 

With warm smiles. Junior class representatives Frank 
McCravy and Laura Wright enjoy the festivities. 

Photo by K.T. Harrell 

The 1991 Homecoming Court presents itself before the crowds at HalftimeofSamford's winning %ame:]ohn Henshaw, Mendy 

I : : In " Bi i [dair Fletcher, Frank McCravy, Laura Wright, Jay Hogeu d, Amy Christmas, Patrick Howell, FreciaSmith, 

Scotty Utz and Tracy Dean. Photo by K.T. Harrell 

Homecoming 23 

In Step 


The 41st annual Step Sing show 
fit perfectly into a year rich with 
In the true spirit of Step 
Sing, the 
show was 
both inno- 
vative and 
Receiving a 
ovation all 
three nights, 
the freshman class took the 
Sweepstakes trophy, though satin 
and sequins, hand-held lights, and 
peels kept with tradition. 

The Samford theater students got 
the show off to a riveting start with 
their interpretation of the Step Sing 
'92 theme "Everything Old Is New 
Again." A retrospective view of dance 
styles spanning Step Sing's history, 
from the '50's-style sock hop to '90's- 
style street dancing, charmed 
students and parents alike. "It was 
cool to have the theater group start 
the show," said sophomore Amy 
Nixon. "I hope we'll see more of that 
in vears to come." 

Step Sing would not have been 
possible had it not been for a myriad 
of prominent coordinators and other 
behind-the-scenes workers. The 1992 
Step Sing chairperson was Samantha 
Lysle. The assistant in charge of group 
relations was Bart McGeehon. Emcees 
David Mahanes and Stephanie 
Kirkley introduced each show. 
Countless dancers, singers, prop 
coordinators, choreographers, music 
arrangers, make-up artists, costume 
designers and lighting technicians put 
in long, hard hours. And let's not 
forget the band. . . 

Looki}i$ up, Alpha Delta Pi takes even/one on a Spanish 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

Lambda Chi Alpha sings "Desperado" in colorful 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

The Freshman class in star formation performs the 
winning routine in their division. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

Sigma Chi's "Hit You Like A Hammer" sparkles with 
the rest of the Step Sing shew. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

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BSU impresses the audience with its costume change 
in the middle of the show. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

The Pikes hare it all with their unusual costumes in 
"Viva Las Vegas." 

Photo In/ Scott Goodwin 

In formal tuxedoes, Delta Zeta salutes Men! with a 
medley of songs. 

Photo hu Scott Goodwin 

Step Sing 25 

/ /( tiding tightly to the tropin/, sisters of Alpha Delta Pi 
prove they captured the women's division first place 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

Zeta Pan Alpha has "Signed, Sealed and Delivered" 
third place in their division with this snappy song. 

Photo by Scoff Goodwin 

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Women's Division 

Alpha Delta Pi won over the 
audience and the first place trophy 
for women's division with their 
"Spanish Fiesta" show. With such 
songs as "La Bamba," "The Rain in 
Spain," and "Don't Cry for Me 
Argentina," Alpha Delta Pi got the 
audience in an exotic mood. 

Zeta Tau Alpha chose a postman 
theme for Step Sing 1992. They 
delivered such songs as "Please Mr. 
Postman," and "Sincerely Yours" 
with a smile and received third place 
in the women's division. 

Phi Mu served up great 
entertainment with their "Fast Food " 
theme. With such songs as "Eat It," 
"You Deserve a Break Today" and 
"Have It Your Way," they helped 
themselves to second place in the 
women's division. 

Delta Zeta paid a humorous 
tribute to men with their theme "Delta 
Zeta's Salute to Men." They sang and 

danced to songs such as "Boogie 
Woogie Bugle Boy," "Sharp Dressed 
Man," and "Johnny B. Goode" 

Chi Omega posed their theme 
"You've Got the Look" to the audience 
with such songs as "Freeze Frame," 
"Pretty Woman," and "Simply 

The eyes of Delta Zetas glance to the side as they sing 
they're crazy about a "Sharp Dressed Man. " 

Photo In/ Scott Goodwin 

"Have It Your Way!" Phi Mu places second with their 
fast-food theme. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

Belting it out. Chi Omega is "Simply Irresistible" in 

Photo In/ Scott Goodwin 

Great choreography and costumes characterize Chi O's 

"Vogue" to the music of Madonna. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

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Men's Division 

It wasn't just luck that Lambda 
Chi Alpha won first place in the men's 
divisions. Their "Joker's" theme won 

the hearts of 

the audience 

as they 

j^ W J^ performed 

"Two of a 
Kind," and 
"Queen of 
Sigma Chi solidly steamrolled 
their way to second place in the men's 
division. For their construction theme 
they sang and danced to such songs 
as "We Built This City" and 
"Steamroller Blues." 

Pi Kappa Phi geared up with their 
"Free Falling" paratrooper theme. 
With songs such as "Jump," "I Can't 
Help Falling In Love With You," and 
"Free Falling" they won the third 
place trophy for the men's division. 
Pi Kappa Alpha resisted 
convention with their "Viva Las 

Vegas" theme. Songs such as "It Had 
to Be You" and "Copa Cabana/' done 
in Pike style, delighted the audience 
with new surprises every 

Sigma Nu's "Deep in the Heart of 
Texas" was their tribute to the Lone 
Star State. Songs such as "If You're 
Gonna Play in Texas," "Home On 
The Range," and "Happy Trails" 
made the audience feel right at home. 

We're number 11 Jeff Jordan, Casey Fitzsimmons, and 

Brooke Holbert accept first place for Lambda Chi Alpma. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

In a lone-star geometric, Sigma Nu stands "Deep in the 
Heart of Texas. " Cowboy hats and chaps set a western 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

Some up. some down! Pi Kappa Phi's "Jump" on the 
Step Sing stage for the song by Van Halen. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

With arms outstretched, the brothers of Pi Kappa 
Alpha take on Step Sing Las Vegas style. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

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Lambda Chi Alpha played their card* right as Jokers to 
capture first in the men's division. 

Photo by Scott Good-win 

In their hard hats, Sigma Chi went under construction 
and placed second in the men's division. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

Pi Kappa Phi place third with their "Free Falliu'" 
theme. Performers stacked as skyward pyramids for the 
soaring songs. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

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Mixed Division 

The freshmen class placed first in 
the mixed division. With such songs 
as the "Sesame Street Theme/' "Rain- 
bow Connection," and "People in 
Your Neighborhood," they captured 

the hearts 
of the 
and took 
them back 
to their 
Union preformed such songs as 
"Showers of Blessing," "Blame It on 
the Rain," and "Singing in the Rain" 
for their "Rain" theme. The original 
theme and talent delighted the 
audience and won them second place 
in the mixed division. 

The BSU Choir captured third 
place in the mixed division with their 
"California" theme. Complete with 
sunglasses and beach hats, they sang 
and danced to such songs as "We 

Love L.A.," "California Sun," and 
"California Girls." 

The junior/senior class got the 
audience in a royal mood with their 
theme "The Royal Family." They sang 
and danced to such songs as "Duke of 
Earl," "King of Wishful Thinking," 
and "King for a Day-" 

The sophomore class "Held Out 
for a Hero" during Step Sing '92. 

In their Batman capes, the sophomore class sings about 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 


Lifeguards of the BSLI choir take the audience to 
California in their show as they place third in the mixed 

Photo bu Scott Goodwin 

With swords bouncing, the junior/senior class sing 
"Duke of Earl" in a lively routine. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

The sophomores perform a "Bat Dance" as then cavort 
across the stage. 

Photo In/ Scott Goodwin 

30 Campus Life 

/// a rainbow, the freshman class places first in the 
mixed division and captures the Sweepstakes with their 
tribute to Jim Henson. 

Photo In/ Scott Goodwin 

BSU places second in the mixed division as they sing 

■'Tell Me How Long Will This Rain Last?" 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

Thefreshmen are "Movin' Right Along" as they display 
the Sweepstakes award. 

Photo />i/ Scott Goodwin 

Step Sing 31 


Step Sing never goes by at 
Samford without a lot of hoopla. 

Some people began to line up for 
tickets the Friday night before they 

went on 
sale, and 
the line 
was one to 
rival any 
pop star's 
ticket line. 
the tickets had all been sold, focus 
turned to preparing for the 
competition. Each group put in a 
total of forty hours of practice, 
working, sweating and singing until 
their vocal chords and muscles were 

And for some, that hard work paid 
off in a big way. 

The freshman class's colorful 
tribute to Jim Henson won them first 
place in the mixed division as well as 
the sweepstakes trophy. They were 
the first freshman class to ever receive 
the sweepstakes award. 

Lambda Chi Alpha donned their 
Joker attire and aced first place in the 
men's division. 

First place in the women's division 
went to the sisters of Alpha Delta Pi, 
who threw the audience a fiesta with 
Spanish flair. 

Lynn Wnldrep 

The men behind the scenes:Eric King, Travis Luttrell, 
John Barker, Craig Henson, Brian Dunn, Kevin Holley, 
Sean Noivell, Rob Brown, David Vaughn and Rob 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 


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In their skydiving outfits the Pi Kappa Phi's are "Free 
Fallin'" and plunge their way into the hearts of the 


Plioto by Scott Goodwin 

Lambda Chi Alpha anxiously awaits the announcement 

of the awards. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

Sigma Nu's "Deep in the Heart of Texas" theme took 
the audience "Home on the Range." 

Plioto by Scott Goodwin 

32 Campus Life 

The Class of 1995 becomes the first freshman class ever 
to win the Sweepstakes tropin/. 

Photo by Seott Goodwin 

The Baptist Student Union choir loves L.A. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

Students camp overnight on the cold ground for the 
best Step Sing tickets. 

Photo b\i Craig I hide 

Step Sing 33 

Bright blue -and-yellow banners limn* from every light 
pole on campus as Samford celebrates the 

Local news personality Mike Royer and President 
ThomasCortswaitasChancellorLeslieStephen Wright 
speaks at one of the many "sesqui" events. 

Photo bu Lynn Hadden 

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher 
talks to students as they gaze intenly. 

Photo In/ Lynn Hadden 



3 4 Campus life 



or God • For Learning • Forever 

This year marks 150 years in 
imford's history; and as a result, 
amford has been throwing a 2 year- 
>ng sesquicentennial celebration, 
lmost every major event held at 
amford has incorporated the 
squicentennial, including the 1991 
labama Baptist Convention, which 
osted a banquet and pageant 
imoring Samford's history. The 
:hool commissioned the sesqui- 
>ntennial hymn to be written in 
ibute to Samford, and BSU choir 
lember Kelly Fields said, "Singing 
ie hymn at local churches not only 
lows us to share the love of our 
3rd, but also gives other people a 
?tter understanding of what 
imford stands for." 

As part of the celebration, 
Samford has also been honoring many 
of the important people in Samford's 
history. One was a black servant of a 
former president of Howard College 
who lost his life on October 5, 1854, in 
an effort to save students who were 
sleeping when a fire broke out in 
their dorm. 

One of the highlights of the 
birthday bash was a Homecoming 
win over Troy State. During the game 
a Howard College alumni, Howard 
Burton, jogged ten miles from the old 
East Lake campus to honor Samford's 
lengthy history. 

This year also served to launch a 
new curriculum called "Cornerstone" 
in an effort to improve the already- 
outstanding quality of Samford's 



For Cod ' For Learn ina • Forever 



education. Freshman Lisa McGehee 
lauded Samford's reputation when 
she said, "the fact that we've been an 
established, quality, learning 
institution for so long makes the 
sesquicentennial celebration 

Another highlight of our birthday 
bash was a welcomed visit from 
Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime 
Minister of Great Britain. A large 
crowd turned out to welcome her as 
she walked with students on 
Centennial Walk. Talking about the 
large turnout, Stephanie Stinebronn 
said, "I think it's great we have so 
much school spirit about Samford and 
the sesquicenntenial. It's nice that 
visitors get to see that." 

All in all, Samford had a very 
happy birthday during the year. 
Here's to many more! 

Lisa Wells 

Celebrate and Commemorate! Students noticed 
sesquicentennial logos everywhere including the 
library's stately facade. 

Photo by Lynn Hadden 

The sesquicentennial celebration gave the Samford 
community an occasion to reflect on their heritage. 

Photo by Lynn Hadden 


J Multiple purpose Christian university 
founded 1841' as Howard College 
by Alabama Baptists at Marion. 

Moved to East Lake, Birmingham. 1887. 
Established on this campus 1957. 
i Acquired Cumberland School of Law. 

Lebanon. Tennessee 1961. 
i College rechartered 1965 

as Samford University In honor of 
FranK ParK Samford and his family. 

Sesquicentennial 35 


Jan-Term is characterized as the quick way of getting a class done. Also, 
it's a way to get to know new people because the amount of students 
attending classes is smaller. Jan-Term is offered in various classes in a few 

diverse places. Students could take classes at 
Samford, or travel to London, Costa Rica or 

Jan-Term at Samford brought an unusual sight, 
seven inches of snow. Students enjoyed the snow 
after class. Cars were covered with snow and roads 
were closed all across Birmingham. It was a beautiful 
addition to the campus, and a way to relieve the 
stress of taking classses in such a quick fashion. 

London Jan-Term offered a number of classes 

with a little culture thrown in. Students enjoyed 

seeing well-known sights such as Big Ben, 

Westminster Abbey and Buckingham 

Palace. They also attended plays, 

and, of course, had class. 

Four hours of Spanish credit was 
given for Jan-Term in Costa Rica. 
Students stayed with individual 
families and attended class daily. The 
trip wasn't all hard work though; it 
also included eating tangerines, 
taking weekend trips to the beach, 
piling as many people in a taxi as 
possible and working on a tan in 

Relaxing in Costa Rica, the Samford group studied 
Spanish in hammocks and on the beach. 

Photo In/ Lisa Oliphaut 

. \ seven-inch blanket oj snow covered Birmingham during Jan-Term. It was a unusual sight on campus. 

Photo lm Scott Goodwin 

3 6 Campus life 

Dr. Sansom took a group to 
Switzerland during Jan-Term. The 
group took a religion course and 
studied at the Ruschlikon Baptist 
Theological Seminary. They traveled 
while in Europe and visited various 
sights such as cathedrals and other 
historical sights. 

Lisa Oliphant 

Zippy Quick, Laura Whitney, Kevin Bollock, Liesal 
Wellman and Alisa Stokes enjoy the snow during Jan- 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

Religion students at Switzerland visit a cathedral 
overlooking Budapest, Hungary. 

Tawney Grantham, I isa Oliphant, Mark Parker, Jana 
Rankin and Dana Daniels enjoy the view 'rem their 

school in Costa Rica. 

Jan-Term 37 

The theme of Spring Fling 1992 
was a trip down memory lane back 
into a time of peace signs and 
Volkswagen vans. Yes, it was the 
sixties all over again, well, at least for 
a weekend, courtesy of Samford's 
SGA. Spring Fling had traditionally 
been a time when students could relax 

from the stress of 

everyday life that 
never failed to 
increase as the 
semester came to 
an end, so what 
better theme to 
pick than the 
laid-back sixties? 
According to 
junior Rebecca Montgomery, SGA 
could not have picked a better theme. 
"This was probably the best idea for 
Spring Fling that I've seen yet," she 
said . "It was a lot of fun and everyone 
wanted to get involved!" 

A concert filled Tuesday night, 
with the band 1964 performing 
Beatles' songs. On Saturday students 
enjoyed a whole host of events, 
including Twister, a dunking pool, 
Karoke video, and tie-dyed t-shirts. 
They also enjoyed a sixties fashion 
show, for which Samford students 
browsed through closets to dig up 
1960's fashions that were funny 
enough to make even the most 

Hard at work, two Samford students tie-dye their 
shirts for Spring Fling. 

Photo by Staff 

Examining tie-dye handiwork, Hayes Pradue and his 
friend Kris inspect the merchandise. 

Photo by Staff 



stressed-out individual laugh—after 
silently thinking they were glad the 
sixties were gone. Shannon Zito 
remarked, "The fashion show was a 
sight to see, but the best part was the 
tie-dyed t-shirts." 

Although most would hardly 
wear the clothes today, Spring Fling 
created an atmosphere of fun. Boyd 
Hanson said, "The activities they 
arranged were so much fun, and the 
only bad part was that so many other 
events were going on that it hindered 
participation." Regardless, Spring 
Fling 1992 was a success. 

Lisa Wells 


3 8 Campus life 

Rendu to cool of}', Curtis Thomas takes the plunge at 
Spring Fling. 

Photo by Staff 

The height of Spring Fling was the fashion show. Todd 
Lawson and Mike Murphy proudly display their 
flowerchild apparel. 

Photo by Staff 

All dressed up and rendu for Woodstock, these Pi 
Kapps, Lance Skidmore and John Shamze, examine 
their sixties duds. 

Photo by Staff 

Spring Fling 39 


As classes started back at Samford, sports fans and amateur athletes 
eagerly awaited intramural sports. Whether it was through team or individual 

competition, most students at one time or another 
were entertained by intramurals, either through 
participation or just cheering for the players. 

Freshman Jeff Werneke believed, "Intramurals 
brings life to our campus, life that this campus needs. 
Working for the intramural department has shown 
me the competitive nature of students here at 

Getting involved was certainly a major goal of 
£__M __ .^ Samford's intramural sports program. In essence, 

the purpose of intramural sports was for Samford's 
students, faculty, and staff and their 
spouses to obtain "new and lifelong 
friends, improved athletic skills, and 
the establishment of a lifestyle 
conducive to spiritual, physical, and 
personal growth and development." 
Curtis Thomas, director of intramural 
activities, reiterated this principal 
when he said, "Intramural activities 
are a great way for students to take 
part in campus life, meet new friends, 
and confront different challenges 
placed in front of them." 

Lisa Wells 

Hands on knees, team members prepare to tackle a 
runner in intramural football. 


Alpha Delta Pi sets up for six pionts. 

4 Campus life 

Crouched down, Maragaret Kay prepares a defensive 
strategy for Alpha Delta Pi during intramural football. 

Serious about strategy, intramural players regroup for 

their next move. 

Standing in the cold, main/ participant- shivered in 
freezing temperature- between plan-. 

Intramurals 41 


1 erhaps some of the largest crowd-drawing activities 
were the fraternal competitions. Samford's fraternities 
and sororities competed all year in an effort to gain the 
title of "Intramural Champion" for their organizations. 

Sororities played in the basic four sports (flag football, 
volleyball, basketball, and sof tball), whereas fraternities 
competed in all those along with others, such as tennis, 
wallyball, golf, and three-on-three basketball. As of 
January 1992, the sorority standings were as follows: 
first place - Alpha Delta Pi with 270 points; second place 
- Zeta Tau Alpha with 200 points; and third place - Phi 
Mu with 1 25 points. Fraternity standings were as follows: 
first place - Sigma Nu with 420 points; second place - 
Sigma Chi with 375 points; and third place - Lambda Chi 
Alpha with 195 points. 

Regardless of winners or losers, everyone knew the 
spirit of competition was what made intramurals fun, 
and as long as they were fun, intramural sports would 
continue to be a big part of life here at Samford. Joe 
Stroud put it best when he said, "Why, intramural 
football makes life worth living." 

Lisa Wells 

Jeff Werneke sets the 
wallyball to his teammate 
Jason Sasserfor the point. 
Photo by Lisa Oliphant 

Lambda Chi plays Sigma 
Chi for the raauetball 
doubles championship. 
Photo by Lisa Oliphant 

ChuekMacurda shoots for two from the free-throw line 
as Lambda Chi Alpha plays against Sigma Nu. 

Photo by Lisa Oliphant 

A determined Pi Kappa Phi faces Sigma Chi in the 
basketball tournament. 

Photo by Lisa Oliphant 

4 2 Campus life 

ntramurals 43 

Student conductor Bryan Black leads the A Cappella 
Choir in singing "1 Thank Thee" at the Baccalaureate 
sei i/i e held the night before graduation. 

Photo by Photographic Services 

During the invocation main/ seniors lake time to Hunk 
back over their years at Stanford and contemplate their 
futures. Photo In/ Photographic Services 

4 4 Campus life 

Music major Kely Hailey leads the music at the 
Candlelight Dinner before the Baccalaureate Service. 


Directs & 



On May 23 the Class of 1992 
finished a chapter in their lives. 
Graduation was held at the 
Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center 
Coliseum. Friends and family 
members, expected to number over 
5,000, attended the ceremony to 
acknowledge more than 900 
graduates receiving various 
bachelors, masters and doctorate 

Filing into the auditorium, some of the senior class 
shows mixed emotions about the upcoming events. 
All photos by Photographic Services 

Professor of Music, Dr. Paul Hall directs the 
congregational singing at the Baccalaureate Service. 

Dr. Peter Kuzmic delivers the Baccalaureate sermon to 
anxious seniors and their fanatics. 

Graduation 45 

Listening to opening announcements, Samford 
graduates are eager to receive their diplomas. 

All photos by Photographic Services 

After the ceremony ends, new graduates mingle with 
family and friends sharing their happiness and 

After years of studying and hard work, 1992 senior 
class valedictorian, Deauua Lynn Plummer receives 
the President's Cup from Dr. Corts. 

4 6 Campus life 


to the Class of 

Terry Waite, Special Advisor 
to and Envoy of the Archbishop of 
Canterbury gave the 

commencement address. Waite 
was a hostage negotiator in Beirut, 
and in January 1987 he himself 
was taken captive. He was held 
hostage for five years, four of 
which were spent in solitary 
confinement. He was released in 
November 1991. He said his 
experience gave him a new 
understanding of what it is to be a 
human being. He received a 
standing ovation for his 
commencement address and for 
his courage as a former hostage. 

The senior class president, 
Heather M. Meincke, also spoke 
to the class of 1992. She 
encouraged her peers to give 
credit to God as they wrote a new 
chapter in their lives. She also 
challenged her class to use their 
talents and gifts for God. 

Dr. Thomas Corts presented 
the President's Cup to Deanna 
Lynn Plummer, the class 
valedictorian. He also presented 
the Velma Wright Irons Award to 
Ruth Duvall, the class 

Lisa Oliphant 


With thefull attention of his audience, former hostage 
Terry Waite addresses Samford graduates, their families, 
and faculty members. 

Extending his congradidations, Dr. Corts awards the 
Velma Wright irons Award to Rutli Duvall, 1992 
senior class salutatorian. 

Graduation 47 


48 Division Page 


"Come, Tradi* o» 

cheer up, my lads, lis 
to glory we steer, 
to add something more 
to this wonderful year ... 
Well fight and well 
conquer again 

and again. - David Garrick 

Defensive linemen #80 OIlie Sander*. #94 Tory James, 
and #44 David Primus up-end a Troy State run. 

Photo by K.T. Harrell 

Athletics 49 

1 Firsts 

For the first time in four years, 
Samford won its opener. The 
Bulldogs opened their season at home 
against Harding University. The 
defense captured its first shutout since 
1987, which was a 62-0 win over 
Millsaps. The defense gave the team 
the 34-0 win. The Bulldogs played 
conservatively, running just 58 plays 
during the game. The defense 
stopped Harding and then scored. In 
the third quarter, the Bulldogs picked 
off two Harding passes and returned 
them for touchdowns. Lee Frazier 
returned an interception 24 yards and 
Marcus Durgin returned one 66 yards 
for two third-quarter touchdowns. 
Durgin also returned four punts for 
38 yards in the game. The offense 
turned in a big play of its own when 
Surkano Edwards, a junior transfer, 
hobbled a pass and then took off for a 
62-yard touchdown. It was the second 
touchdown of the game and of 
Edwards' collegiate career. He had 
scored earlier on a two-yard run for 
the first Bulldog touchdown. 

Number 21, Brian James, celebrates one of his seven 

season touchdowns with fellow senior Dzvayne Moore. 

Photo by Seott Goodwin 


The second game of the season 
against Morehead State ended in a 
52-14 win. These were the most 
points scored and the highest margin 
of victory by Samford against a 1-AA 
opponent. The last three games 
against Morehead had been decided 
by a touchdown or less. Morehead 
did not score until the third quarter. 
Several key players led Samford to a 
win. Michael O'Neal became 
Samford's all-time kick-scoring 
leader. He set this record with the 
first field goal. He scored 10 points 
that night, a field goal and seven extra 
points. Surkano Edwards caught his 
second pass of the season. He turned 

a 25-yard screen pass into 
touchdown. Brian James caught fiv 
passes for 129 yards, and Orland 
Reynolds returned an interception 1 
yards for a touchdown. Coac 
Bowden said the game was "wh 
you hope for but never expect." 

Away from home and playin] 
against what Coach Bowden callec 
"a hostile environment," Samforcj 
pushed to a 31-16 victory over Eaa 
Tennessee. The defense dominated 
the game again. Marcus Durgii 
proved to be a playmaker when hi 
picked up a fumble and returned it 2l 
yards for a touchdown. 

continued on page 5\ 

One of the primary players 

for the Bulldogs, senior j. C. 
Roper carries a reception 
against Liberty. He had 38 
receptions for the season, 
bringing his career 
receptions to 92. 

Photo by K.T. Harrell 

Charging onto the fieldwith 

#34 Henri/ Thomas and 
#58 Brister Packer leading 
the way, the Dogs start the 
game with energy. 
Samford 's defense is among 
the nation's leaders, 
surrendering only 13.9 
points per outing. 

Photo by K.T. Harrell 

50 Athletics 

iside linebacker Henry Thomas tackles a Liberty blocker. Thomas had 62 solo tackles in regular season play; five 
■ere for yardage losses. Photo by K.T. Harrell 

Against James Madison University, Surkano "Tank" 
Ed-wards makes a 71-yard touchdown run in the 
quarterfinals of the playoffs. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

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Football 51 

52 Athletics 


continued from page 50 
Coach Bovvden said, "The defense 
never broke down." Henry Thomas 
had 14 tackles and Charles Buford 
made 6 tackles from noseguard. 

At home for the last game before a 
four game, month-long, road trip, 
Samford beat Tennessee Tech 20-16. 
It was a close game since Samford 
had to come from behind 14-0 at 
halftime to defeat its opponent. 
Quarterback Ben Wiggins led the 
fourth quarter offensive attack, while 
receiver Brian James became 

Samford's all-time leader in reception 
yardage. James caught two passes 
for 36 yards, which gave him 1 ,885 for 
his career. James passed the record of 
1,883 held by current Samford 
Assistant Tim Richardson. On the 
defensive side, Marcus Durgin had 
two more interceptions and Tory 
James led the Bulldogs with 15 tackles. 
In this game, Junior Ollie Sanders led 
the team with three sacks. Bobo Locke 
had two. 

The fifth game of the season was 
the first meeting between Samford 
and Southeast Missouri. Quarterback 

Ben Wiggins set the school record for 
completions in one game when he 
connected on 28 passes. The final 
score was 48-21, with Samford on 

Two more "first times" happened 
in the sixth game against Central 
Florida. Samford won. The Bulldogs 
had never beaten Central Florida 
before. It was also the first time in 
history that Samford had been 6-0. 
The Bulldogs controlled the entire 
second half. The offense found their 
running game. Surkano Edwards 
gained 97 second-half yards and two 
fourth-quarter touchdowns. Two 
Florida boys had big defensive games 
in front of their home crowd . Henry 
Thomas had 14 tackles and Tory James 
had 10. After this game, the Bulldog 
defense had lived up to their pre- 
season nickname. They called 
themselves the "Banditos." 

continue to page 55 

Alabama State cannot keep #69 Vince Noblitt from 
holding the line. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

#76 Chip Money holds bat k the Alabama State defender 
and gives quarterback Ben Wiggins time to throw. 

Photo by Scotl Goodwin 

Defensive stars ronyJames,RayBrown,DavidPrimus, 
Brister Packer, Ernest Barbee, and Dwayne Moore 
sign then hopes for a four game -weep in theplay offs 

Photo In/ Scott Goodwin 

Football 53 

Iii his fifth season as head coach at Samford University, Terry Bowder. 
is 37-18-1. lie surpassed his father, Florida State Head Coach Bobby 
Bowden, and became the winningest coach in Samford history when tin 
Bulldogs defeated Western Carolina. Photo In/K.T. Harreh 

Fighting three Iron State linemen, #2 Dannie Ron/ 
pushes for gain on the play. Ron/, a fullback, set the 
/C( ord for receptions in a season with 52. 

Photo by K.T. Hand! 

On short yardage, linebacker Ray Brown and inside 
linebacker Tory James leave no way out for Troy. 

Photo by K.T. Harrell 

54 Athletics 

'Tank" Edwards is off and running on a 62-yard 
auchdown run against Trot/ State. 

Photo by K.T. Harrell 


continued from page 53 
So far, they had stolen 14 passes from 
opposing quarterbacks and forced 14 
turnovers by fumbles. 

Ranked in the top 20 in the nation 
in total defense, the Bulldogs faced 
"probably their most talented team ," 
Coach Bowden said. He determined 
it was "out of the frying pan and into 
the fire." Samford and Alabama State 
both entered the game undefeated. 
Samford lost 31-28 because of a 43- 
yard field goal by Alabama State on 
the last play in the final seconds of the 
game. Coach Bowden commented, 
"It was a great game. It was one that 
demanded that somebody win. We 
both played it gutsy and went for the 
win late, and thev came out ahead." 

On the rebound, the Bulldogs 
went to Western Carolina and won 
16-3. The previous games for both 
teams were decided by field goals on 
the last play of the game. However, 
the Bulldogs held the opponent 
without a touchdown for the fourth 
time in the season. The offensive 
coordinator, Jimbo Fisher, called his 
brother's number. His younger 
brother, Bryan Fisher, caught six 
passes for 57 yards. Fisher had the 
biggest season of his career with 28 
receptions for 327 yards. The Bulldogs 
set several more records. Wide 
receiver Brian James became the only 
Bulldog ever to go over the 2,000 
yard mark. 

With the 1 6-3 victory over Western 
Carolina, Coach Terry Bowden 
became the school's all-time 
winningest coach, with 32 wins. He 
surpassed his father, Florida State 
Head Coach Bobbv Bowden. Coach 


Bowden said, "The thing about 
breaking his record is that it may be 
the only one I have a chance to break." 

continue to page 56 

Cutting no slack, #45 Jeremy Perkins, #10 Eric 
Skipworth, and #90 Steven Rai/ leave no room for a 
Troy State advance. 

Photo by K.T. Harrell 

Tucking the ball, Senior Brian James runs one office 
passes he caught against Morehead State. 

Photo by K.T. Harrell 

Experiencing the best season of his career, Senior 
linebacker Brian Moore pulls down the Troy State 

Photo by K.T. Harrell 

Football 55 


continued from page 55 
Samford's next game was a 
genuine homecoming. It was 
Homecoming for Samford alumni 
and for the team, who had been on 
the road since September 21. Only 
nine Bulldogs had been born when 
the last Samford-Troy State game was 
played in 1969, when the Trojans 
won 38-7. This time, the Bulldogs 
defeated Troy State 24-22 in a dramatic 
comeback. The Bulldogs scored 17 
fourth-quarter points and the winning 
touchdown with 17 seconds to go. 

For the first time in Bulldog 
history, the team flew for an away 
game to William and Mary in Virginia. 
The offense had an exceptional 
passing game. Quarterback Ben 
Wiggins completed two touchdown 
passes to wide receiver Brian James. 
The first was for a 32-yard gain and 
the other for 48 yards. Tank Edwards 

ran two more touchdowns. In the 
second quarter, the defense blocked a 
punt and Tank scored on the next 
play. Defense stopped the highly 
ranked William and Marv 


quarterback by pulling down his 
yardage. Ollie Sanders had a safety 
in the fourth quarter. Kicker Michael 
O'Neal added to the final score of 35- 
15 with two field goals from the 34- 
and 41-yard lines. 

At home for the last game of the 
season, Samford beat Liberty 31-19 
and advanced to the NCAA play-offs 
for the first time. For the first time, a 
Bulldog team won 10 games and 
ranked in the NCAA poll. They 
ranked ninth on October 14, after 
beating Central Florida and 18th after 
defeating Western Carolina. Against 
Liberty, the Bulldogs scored on the 
first two drives. Tank Edwards ran a 
13-yard touchdown and Donnie Rory 
scored on a 24-yard pass reception 

In between plays, the defense 
lines upfor instruction on their 
next action. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

#33 "Tank" Edwards runs a 
reverse, passing the ball to # 88 
].C. Roper. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

56 Athletics 


from Ben Wiggins. Wiggins 
completed 16 of 34 passes for 236 
yards in the game, the longest at 47 
yards. Liberty came back, scoring ten 
points in the second quarter, for 14-13 
at halftime. In the third quarter, Tank 
Edwards ran another TD to make the 
score 21-13. Samford added points 

with a 37-yard 
field goal by 
Michael O'Neal 
and another 
touchdown by 
Edwards. The 
finished the 
regular season 
ranked 10th in 
the NCAA 
Division 1-AA 
Football Poll. 

Wtih coverage from his 
teammates, Senior Donnie 
Ron/ finds an opening in 
the Morehead State defense. 

Ron/ had 6 touchdown 
receptions and 3 
touchdowns rushing 
during the season. 

Photo bu Scott Goodwin 

David Primus returns a 
punt 67 yards for a 

touchdown that won the 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

In the first round of the play-offs, 
Samford played another first — a team 
from north of the Mason-Dixon line 
in the Yankee Conference. In the 
extreme cold, the Bulldogs trailed the 
New Hampshire Wildcats 13-7 at 
halftime before rallying to a 29-13 
win. Even though New Hampshire 
outgained Samford 355-305 yards in 
the game, the defense shut down the 
Wildcat offense in the second half. 
Senior Brian Moore blocked a punt. 
Running back Tank Edwards ran for 
114 yards and two touchdowns and 
J.C. Roper caught three receptions for 
32 yards. Edwards' counterpart on 
the New Hampshire team came into 
the game averaging 102 yards per 
game, but the unrelenting defense 
held him to 55 yards. 

continued to page 59 

Coaching Staff Row 1: limbo Fisher, ortensivL-c oordinatoi Quarterbacks; Karl Justus, Tight 
Ends; Terry Bovvden, Head Coach; jack Mines, Defensive Coordinator; Tony Ierulli, Inside 
lineba< kers RecruitingC oordinator. Row 2: Damon Beazley; Tim Richardson, Student Assistant; 
Todd Stroud, Defensive! ine StrengthCoordinator;ClintConque,RuningBacks Assistant Recruiting 
t oordinator; Bob Stinchcomb, \ssistant Head Coach Defensive] nds; Mike Howard, Offensive 1 ine; 
I ommv Rohling, Student Assistant; Don Little, Academii t oordinator. 

Bulldolls: Beth Hartley, Mary Mick, Ritena Evans, Amy Redd, Angie Davidson, 
Melanie Green, Melissa Hughes, Mania Smith, Anita Howell, Jennifer Trettle, 
Kristie Shoun. 

t i -L t Jl 

Training Staff Row 1 : I arry I andrj , Fd Harris, Chris i lillespie, Andy Plemmons, 
Maria Schilleci. Row 2: Shen Lobach, Marysha Ivler, Dara Trotter, Stephanie 
Waldrip, 1 leather 1 licks, knstv Hale, Beverly Eads, Laura Whitney, Cindy Berge4i 
Row 3: Charles McKie, Mike Girardeau, Keith [ackson, Brad Twigg, Andrew 
Graham, Scott Milam, Robb llensarling. 

Football 57 

With 2,532 passing yards 
in the regular season 

ijimiti-rbthklHii Wiggins 
is thr first to exceed 2,500 
inaseason. Hehad207in 
395 passing attempts and 
29 completions for 
receptions against 
Southeast Missouri. 
Photo by K.T. Harrell 

Free safety #10 Eric 
Skipwith intercepts a 
Liberty pass and turns it 
into a Stanford gain. 
Photo by K.T. Harrell 

hilling into the air, #23 
Shane Harmon goes over 
the Liberty lineman to 
block a field goal attempt. 
Photo by Scott Goodwin 

58 Athletics 

Troi/ State goes down under pressure from #10 Erie 
Skipworth and other Bulldog defenders. 

Photo bu K.T. Harrell 


continued from page 5> 

Advancing to the quarterfinals, 
Samford faced James Madison 
University. Again outgained in 
yardage 385-344, the Bulldogs 
managed to pull a win out from under 
James Madison. They trapped the 
punter on a fourth down and the 
offense scored two plays later. Tight 
end Bryan Fisher took the pass into 
the endzone for the touchdown. 
Turning the action around, Marcus 
Durgin and David Primus picked off 
two passes against James Madison. 
James Madison threatened the 
Bulldogs in the fourth quarter; 
however, they missed a field goal 
attempt, the last play of the game. 
The final score was 24-21. 

Going into the semifinals, Samford 
was 12-1 while their opponent, 
Youngs town State, was 10-3. Samford 
anticipated another successful 
passing game, but terrible weather 
conditions hampered their attempts. 
They had to change the game plan to 
running. On an offensive fumble on 
the five-yard line, the Youngstown 
defense picked it up and walked it in 
for a touchdown. The defense held 
Youngstown to 10 points, but the 
Bulldogs failed to score. The game 
ended 10-0, the first time in 77 straight 
games the Bulldogs did not score. 

With a 10-1 record for the season 
and a 12-2 record including post- 
season play, the Bulldogs established 
a winning tradition. 

Melanie Green 

As #'. 6 Chip Money makes the block, "Tank" Edwards 
bounds over the line. 

Photo by K.T. Harrell 

Number 89 Dwayne Moore and # 57 Hunter Carroll 
clear an opening for #2 Donnie Ron/ through the 
Youngstown defense. 

Photo bu Scott Goodwin 

Absorbed in field action, 
OllieSandersi oncentrates 
on a comeback before 
halftime at Homecoming. 
Sanders led the team in 
sacks. He had eight in 
regular season play and 
added two more against 
fames Madison 

Photo by K.T. Harrell 

Football 59 



Cheerleaders succeeded in 

encouraging better crowd 

involvement. Our aim this 

year was geared more toward 

the crowd. Also, we travelled 

to away games more than in 

past years. We appreciate the 

administration making it 

possible for us to travel to 

support the teams. 

Emily Scott 
-Cheerleader Captain 

Shouting "We're number one," chreerleaders Mike 
Trull, Crysta Daniels, Emily Scott and David Allen 
charge onto the field. 

Photo by K. T. Harrell 

Standing liill for the Bulldogs, intricate formations 
characterized the cheerleading squad at practice and at 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

Basketball season brings opportunities/or cheerleaders to display physical fitness as they lead the crowd iin cheers 
to support the team. 

Photo In/ Scott Goodwin 

60 Athletics 

Intensely concentrating on the play, ]cnmi Cherry 
shows her concern for the sliding score during a tense 

Photo by Monica Seay 

■ - J 

In the air before a confident landing, Dixie hollar 
balances for a perfect catch by David Allen. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

Awesome Bulldog configurations symbolized the 
myriad of facets for building a winning team. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

At the mike, Spin! Program Director David Allen 
urges the crowd to show their spirit at the bonfire pep 
rally during Homecoming. 

Photo In/ Martina Zukoski 


David Allen 

Liesl Bolin (Mascot) 

Cal Cartwright (Captain) 

Jenny Cherry 

Walter Costner 

Crysta Daniels 

Dion Glover (Mascot) 

Dan Hester 

Jenni Highlander 

Paul King 

Dixie Lollar 

Shawn Lovejoy 

Nikki Myrick 

Beth Nabors 

Emily Scott (Captain) 

Kelly Trull 

Mike Trull 

Cheerleading 61 




As the defending TAAC Western 
division champions, the Bulldogs had 
an impressive list of opponents on 
the spring schedule. Fifty-one out of 
56 games were against Division one 
schools. Eight games were against 
the SEC. Assistant Coach Ken 
Roebuck said, "Nobody in the state 
plays a tougher schedule than we do, 
and that includes Alabama and 
Auburn. They play SEC games every 
weekend, but their non-conference 
games are not as tough." Samford 
faced Ohio State, ranked in the top 10, 
and Mississippi State and South 
Alabama, both in the top 15. 

New NCAA rules cut the total 
number of games allowed to 56 per 

Challenging the Alabama defense, Kent Marshall 
swings low with full force. Photoby Terry Marshall 

year. This limited Samford to playing 
intra-squad games only during the 
fall. "We've had to rebuild," Head 
Coach Tommy Walker said. The team 
lost 10 seniors last year. Four were 
starters and four were pitchers. 
Stepping up to the next level, "We'll 
just have to play hard every day," 
Coach Walker said. "We're talented 

After the 20th game, the Bulldogs 
stood at 6-14. Several players 

highlighted the six wins and 14 
losses. In the first game of the season, 
Freshman Andrae Johnson pitched 
his way into college baseball. Rae 
faced two previous Freshman All- 
Americans as the first two batters of 
the game. He struck them both out. 
Another freshman knocked his way 
into the game. Derek Minacs hit a 
homerun over the left field fence. The 
homerun Derek described as "gone" 
upped the score to 3-0. SU lost 9-6. 

Leadingoff 'third, Billy Shivalwatches 

for the plan and signal to head home. 

Photo by Tony Marshall 

With Chris Zaragoza on deck, Senior 
Dustin Curtiss races the throw to 
first base. 

Photo In/ Scott Goodwin 

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Against Tennessee State, Kent 
Marshall, the centerfielder, hit a grand 
slam. Kent said, "I didn't even know 
it went out until I was at second base. " 
Samford won 10-2. One of the most 
dramatic games was against the 
University of Alabama. Tied 4-4 in 


the bottom of the tenth inning, first 
baseman Chris Zaragoza hit the 
winning homerun. Until "Z's" hit 
that gave Samford the win, Alabama 
was undefeated. 

When the record stood at 6-14 
after 20 games, Coach Walker said, 
"We're still learning to play." 

Circled by players, Head Coach Tommy Walker gives 
pre-game instructions. 

Photo In/ Scott Goodwin 

Center-fielder John Dorough and left-fielder Kent 

Marshall conic infield for a break between innings. 
Photo by Tern/ Marshall 

tipping the score to 3-0, Freshman Derek A linacs hits it over the left -field fence. Derek said, "I've 
only got one thing to say, 'Gone!" 

Photo In/ Scott Goodwin 

Baseball 63 

Sliding back, Dustin Curtiss 
gets under the Vanderbilt 

throw to piek him off first base. 
Photo by Seott Goodwin 

Diving into third, John 
Dorough races the throw to the 
bag. After the Auburn game, 
John had stolen 10 out of 11 

Photo Seott Goodwin 

In the top of the sixth, Coach 
Walker wants the third out 
from Jeff Beard. Jeff entered the 
season as the number one 

Photo In/ Seott Goodwin 

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.4/ the plate, Scott Marbut waits for the right pitch. Alert '" f "^> base > u " uor Card Steele anticipates the 
Scott produced two RBI'sfrom 12 hits in the first 20 throw topick-offtheVanderbilt runner. Card 

the first-base position at mid-season. 

Photo hu Scott Goodwin 

Baseball 6 5 

Tpjf^^t "*€^£ a 

Fronf Row: Scott Marhut. Ken Thronbrough, Jay Austin, Brian Lucas. Drezv Lawrence. Lee Gann, Asst. Coach Chad Ott, Head Coach 
Tommy Walker, Asst. Coach Ken Roebuck, Asst. Coach Marvin Julich, John McCleney, Billy Chval, Alan VerlanderJoeHutchinson. Second 
Row: Trainer Keith Jackson. Jeff Gierhart, Jeff Sanders. Dustin Curtis, Paulie Allen, JohnDorough, Andrae Johnson. John Mullen. Kent 
Marshall, Card Steele, Drew Ditty, Trainer Scott Milam. Third Row: Derek Minacs, Andy Stout.. MikePattou.TiiuKeuhnert. Drew Cundiff. 
Russell Nolen, Chris Zaragoza, Jeff Beard. Photo by Photographic Services 

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(continued from />. 63) 

When the Bulldogs finished the season 
at a dissappointingl3-43,Head Coach 
Walker said he and the players were 
"more motivated than ever.. .to make it 
better." Despite the losses, several 
players improved and the Bulldogs 
beat Alabama for the second time this 
season. Against the SEC in-state rival, 
Samford overcame a five-run deficit to 

Russell Nolen and Jay Austin congraulate Kent 
Marshall on one of his thirty-one runs for the season. 
Photo bu Scott Goodwin 

take a 9-5 win in Tuscaloosa. In the game, 
Derek Minacs hit a three-run homer to tie 
the game in the fifth inning. Then, Card 
Steele scored two runs in the sixth to put 
the Bulldogs ahead by one. Also against 
Alabama, Kent Marshall hit three RBIs 
and a triple, and Russell Nolen pitched 
four scoreless innings to claim the win. 

At mid-season, Card Steele became 
a full-time player. He hit in 16 of the last 
19 games, batted .311, and hit his first 
homerun against Louisville. 

Several players highlighted the 
season end. Catcher Lee Gann threw 
out 56 percent of the runners who tried 
to steal and was named Most Valuable 
Player. Senior Scott Marbut was named 
Most Improved and Paulie Allen 
received the hustle award. Senior Joe 
Hutchinson led the team with 34 RBIs, 
and John McCleney was the only senior 
who played all four years for Samford. 
Kent Marshall was a league leader with 
four triples, and Pitcher Russell Nolen 
led the pitching staff with a 4-4 mark. 
Despite the prevailing losses against 
teams who advanced to NC A ADi vision 
II World Series Play, the Bulldogs 
persisted and built determination. 

Melanie Green 

First Rod-: Melissa Hughes, Claire Cormany, Melanie Green, Merrit Smith, Debbie 
Wilgus. Second Row: Melanie Chafin, Christy Hammond, Missy McLain, jemw 
Jordan, Jamie Mellard, Deborah Franklin, Ellen Redmon. 

Photo bn Photographit Services 

Infielder DerekMinacs stretches tor the hall to complete the plan. Derek finished the 
\eason with a .952 fielding percentage. 

Photo hu Scott Goodwin 

Baseball 6 7 




"I thought it went very 
well. You always like to 
think you can do a little 
better. It was a young 
team.... We had nine 
seniors.. .and had good 
recruiting this year.. .We 
think we'll be better next 

Men's Track and Field 

Women's Cross Country 



Won Lost 



Women's Track and Field 

Overall Men's 







Men's Cross Country 

Won Lost 

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Overall Women's 






— Coach Bill McClure 

Jennifer Johnson, Kristie Hicks and Rebecca 
Montgomery clear the 100-meter hurdles. 

Photo by K. T. Harrell 

Scot McCosh pushes around the turn during the 


Photo by K. T. Harrell 

During the 100-meter dash, Anissa Smith sprints for 
the finish line. 

Photo by K. T. Harrell 


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On the heels of the competition, Luchrysta Sweet runs 
the 1500-meter race. 

Photo by K. T. Harrell 

Clustered mound the corner, Jerre Bush and Sean 
[Aidcn sprint to get ahead in the 1500-meter race. 

Photo In/ K. T. Harrell 

Most Valuable Male 
Doug Trotter 

Most Valuable Female 
Kristie Hicks 

Male Honors Award 
Juan Gautier 

Female Honors Award 
Sheri Daggett 

Male Lagniappe Award 
Scot McCosh 

Female Lagniappe Award 
Lisa Oliphant 

Male Captain's Award 
Jason Daggett 

Female Captain's Award 
Lynette Robins 

Mrs. Coach Award 
Lisa Oliphant 

Coaches Award 
Lynette Robins 

Already focusing on the next hurdle, Doug Trotter 
clears one in the 110-meter hurdles. 

Photo by K. T. Harrell 

Kristie Hicks and Jennifer Johnson push for the next 
leap in the 100-meter hurdles. 

Photo by K. T. Harrell 

Trainer Dana Trotter wraps up Tu Weaver's ankle after a tough rate. 

Photo by K. T. Harrell 

Track 69 

Straining to reach full height, Jason Dagget completes his effort at a Stanford track meet. 

Photo bvk.T. Harrcll 

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Tracks Field 7 1 



Cross Country 


Male Frontrunner 

Sean Lyden 

Female Frontrunners 

Megan Kennedy 
Luchrysta Sweet 

Juan Gautier, Tim Wood, Lee Joyner, and Sean Lyden 
take a break from the competition. 

Photo by K.T. Harrell 

Winner and Olympic hopeful Juan Gautier lengthens 
the distance from his opponent and closes a finish. 

Photo by K.T. Harrell 

Persevering in the cold. Megan Kenney runs the path 
of the cross-country course. 

Photo by K.T. Harrell 

JerreBush, Juan Gautier, Dan Hampton, 
Lee Joyner, Sean Lyden, Scot McCosh, 
Jason Preston, Tim Wood, Heather Hicks, 
Keri King, Megan Kennedy, Lisa 
Oliphant, Luchrysta Sweet, Lisa Wells. 

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pi* f **./•* •****. 


' r.N 

Stanford men in red and blue line up together for 
the start of the conference cross-country race. 

Photo hi K.T. Harrell 

Lisa Wells, Megan Kenney, Heather Hicks, Luchrysta 
Sweet, Keri King, and Lisa Oliphant huddle for warmth 
in the 17-degree cold at the Louisiana Cross Country 
Conference Competition. 

Keri King and Heather Hicks fight the cold and race for 
the finish. 

Photo in/ K.T. Harrell 

Front Row: Lisa Oliphant. Scan Li/den. Heather Hicks, ChadHayes, Ken King, Jerre Bush. Row 2: ] nan Gautiei 

Scot McCosh, Lee Joyner, Luchrysta Sweet. Lisa Wells, Megan Kennedy. Row 1 Vince Strawbridge, Jason 

Preston, Dan Hampton. Tun Wood. 

Photo In/K. T.Han ell 

Cross Country 73 


1 Swing 

For the second consectuive year, 
the men's tennis team won the Trans- 
America Athletic Conference 
championship with a 13-6 record. At 
the conference in Shreveport, 
Louisiana, five of the six singles 
players reached the finals and three 
went on to win in the finals. 

Donovan September, ranked 86th 
in the nation and named most 
valuable player of the year, defeated 
a Davis Cup player from Florida 
International University, 6-3, 7-6 in 
the Flight 1 final. 

Senior Marcel Olivares beat a 
Southeastern Louisiana opponent in 
the key match of the tournament. 

Witli sheer energy, Bridget Herren delivers a powerful 
serve. Bridgett received the sportsmanship award 
for the year. 

Photo by Staff 

Before serving, Hugh Quinn brings the racquet back 
and looks up to place the ball. 

Photo by Staff 


Winning 6-3, 3-6, 7-6, he gave Samford 
enough points to beat Florida 
International University, the expected 

In Flight 3 of the singles 
competition, Junior Ronnie Holmes 
beat another Southeast Louisiana 
player. Then, in Flights 4 and 6, Justin 
Russell and Hugh Quinn lost in the 
finals, but in Flight 5, Freshman 
Marcel Janecka finished third. 

Samford won the tournament 
with 64 points, followed by Florida 
International University with 60 
points, and College of Charleston with 
52 points. Also, in doubles play, the 
Flight 1 team of Holmes and Olivares 
beat a Southeast Louisiana Uni- 
versity team in the finals. 

In the first women's Trans 
America Athletic Conference 
tournament, Samford finished second 

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With racquet in hand, Marcel Olivares gets ready to 
return the serve. 

Photo by K.T. Harrell 

Donovan September, player of the near, participates in 
a practice game. 

Photo by K.T. Harrell 

out of nine schools. The Lady 
Bulldogs came in second to Florida 
International University. The 
women's tennis team entered the 
tournament at Mercer University in 
Macon, Georgia, with a 15-5 record. 
Three players placed in the final of six 
different flights. 

Freshman Jennifer Wise won the 
singles Flight 5. Returning conference 
player-of-the-year, Junior Chandra 
Howard lost in the final match to a 
top 40 nationally ranked player. 
Junior Brittany Haley also lost in a 
finals match. But at the season's end 
Brittany turned in a 20-2 record and 
won the most valuable player award . 
Chandra received the coach's award. 
All three players were named to the 
all-conference team. 

In doubles, Couple 1, Chandra 
Howard and Brittany Haley, and 
Couple 3, Jennifer Wise and Jill Wise, 
made it to the finals. Both doubles 
couples were named all-conference. 

Senior Bridget Herren was titled 

Coach Pat Breen concluded, "I 
think we played well." 

Metallic Green 

Ronnie Holmes races to return a short volley. 

Photo by K.T. Harrell 

Jennifer Wise backs up to return the ball with a forehand 


Photo by K.T. Harrell 

u the base line. Jill Wise sends an overhead service across the net. Photo h\/ K.T. Harrell 

Tennis 75 


1 Strokes 

In the fall, the women's golf team 
participated in the Lady Sunshine 
Invitational in Daytona Beach, 
Florida, and the Neva McCall/ 
Alabama Women's Intercollegiate 
Championship in Tuscaloosa . Other 
competitions included the 1991 Lady 
Cougar Invitational in Charleston, 
South Carolina, where Sarah Saies 
finished in the top 20, and Judith 
Saies ranked 21st. Spring play stayed 
closer to home with the Country Club 
of Alabama Invitational hosted by 
Auburn University and the TAAC 
Conference Championship hosted by 
Samford. In the TAAC Conference 
Championship, Junior Sarah Saies 
ranked ninth and in individuals 
against Tennessee Tech she was a 
medalist, tying for second place. At 
the season's close, Senior Team Captain 

Studying the angle intently, Myles Averns figures a 
break for his last putt on the green. 

" Photo by K. T. Harrell 

With a backswing, David Joyner shows strong form 
just before a fairway shot in the fall. 

Photo by K. T. Harrell 


Sarah Saies was named MVP, and Senior 
Cris Pattison received the Coach's Award . 

In the fall, the men's golf team tied 
for third place in the Smokey 
Mountain Graysburg Classic. Myles 
Averns was at the top of Samford's 
team ranking. In the spring, the team 
opened the season with a fifth place 
finish in the Pizza Hut Intercollegiate 
Tournament hosted by Jackson State. 
Sophomore David Joyner finished 
third overall with 74-71—145, one over 

Several team members 
highlighted the golf season. Myles 
Averns tied for 12th in the TAAC 
Tournament in Shreveport, 
Louisiana, and for 13th in the Oak 
Meadow Invitational in Evansville, 
Indiana. Also in the TAAC 
Tournament, David Joyner placed 
21st and had the low stroke average 
on the team. At the in-state 
tournament, Tony Ruggiero was the 

A laid-back club angle prepares Jason D'Ambra for a 
long chip to the green. 

Photo by K. T. Harrell 

Samford low score player and Ian 
Thompson tied for low score Samford 
golfer in the Samford Invitational. 
Jason D'Ambra, Eric Barnett, Ronn 
Beasley, and Rhett Bonner rounded 
out of the Men's Varsitv Golf Team. 


Melanie Green 

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Bearing down on the ball for a long drive I ri Barnett 
concentrates on his swing. 

Photo by K. T. Harrell 

Women '- GolfTeam: Cris Pattison, Sarah Saies, Kristen Schwinghammer, Michelle Shelton, Stefanie Robinson, 
Judith Saies, Coach Jamelle Shaw. 

Photo In/ K. T. Harrell 

Gulf 77 

1 Slams 

At season's end the volleyball team 
came away with a 17-21 record. A 
Samford volleyball team had never 
attained a winning record. The best 
record stands at 18-18, but Coach 
Malinda Ashcraft commented," We're 
getting there." 

Several close games pervaded a 
schedule against big-name schools. 
Samford faced Tulane, Southern 
Mississippi, Rice, and Mississippi State, 
an SEC school. In the TAAC conference, 
theteamfinishedfourthwithan8-l record. 
Against conference rival Southeast 
Louisana, Samford pulled out a 
victory at the end of five "barn 
burner" matches. Other big wins 
came against Troy State and the 
University of Alabama, a first-time 

Receiving a servefrom Southeast Louisiana, Co-Captain 
Knthif Knox passes the ball back over the net. 

Photo by K. T. Harrell 

Senior Erin Price digs to return a spike. Erin led the 
team in digs. 

Photo by K. T. Harrell 


win for Samford. Coach Ashcraft 
said the Troy State game was one of 
the most perfect games played. "It 
was flawless." 

In a weekend of conference play 
in Atlanta and at Mercer, Samford 
proved they could play tenacious ball. 
One day they began playing at 8 a.m. 
and did not finish until 10 p.m. The 
team went 4-0 for the day, defeating 
Stetson, Florida A&M, Charleston, 
and Mercer. Coach Ashcraft said with 

the competitive nature of the game the 
team became a powerful instrument in 
a year of improvement. 

Powerful playing was only one of 
the many accomplishments the team 
achieved. Seniors Kathy Knox, Erin 
Price, and Pam Brannon were named 
to conference all-academic along with 
junior teammates Allison Morrow 
and Pam Abernathy. The team GPA 
was 3.2. All-conference players 
included Kathy Knox, Brook 

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Skinner and Dana Palmer. Final 
season statistics showed that the team 
was composed of leaders. Senior 
Kathy Knox was named Most 
Valuable Player and led the team in 
hitting percentages at .327, while 
senior Dana Palmer led in blocks with 
a total of 88 for the season. Junior 
Allison Morrow and sophomore Katie 
Sparks tied for the Troxclair 
Competitive Spirit Award. 
Sophomore Kacy Johnson was named 
most improved. Several new- 
commers were added to the team — 
Brook Skinner, Jennifer Bivins and 

Kyla Wells. Kyla, a Missouri native, 

proved to be a "nice present," said 

Coach Ashcraft. (Volleyball in the 

midwest had been much more 

accelerated than in the southeast.) In 

turn, the newcommers expanded 

Samford's volleyball territory. Mollie 

Neal and freshman Kyla Wells served 

an important role in enter-in games 

to give service and defence. After a 

season of accomplishments and 

improvements, Coach Ashcraft 

commented that in the future "people 

will count us as more serious on the 


Melanie Green 

Grappling for possesion of the ball, Junior Allison At thenet, Junior Katie Sparks executes a Jink into the 
A lorrow leaps up against the opponent. opposing court. 

Photo by K. T. Harrell phot ° bu K - T - ' / " nv// 

Senior Pain Rraunou prepares tor the serve. Pam had 
twenty-three aces for the season. 

Photo by K. T. Harrell 

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With back-up from Allison Morrow, Kaihy Knox readies 
to defend the shot. 

Photo by K. T. Harrell 

Up into the air with full force, Allison Morrow attacks 
the ball. 

Photo In/ K. T. Harrell 


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AU 1% i 

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Rearing back, Dana Palmer drives the ball against 
UAB defenders. 

Photo by K. T. Harrell 

Attempting to block a shot, Allison Morrow and Kathy 
Knox miss the shot. 

Photo by K. T. Harrell 

Blocking against Mississippi State, Allison Morrow 
and I >ana Palmer tighten the defense at the net. 

Photo by K. 7. Harrell 

Volleyball 83 

I Focus 

"We felt we had a 
good year. We 
were rated the 
number-one re- 
cruting class in the 
south for 1992, and 
we're looking 
forward to the 

future." -Conch Nolan 

1 mining into the plate, Lisa Vickery concentrates on 
the next pitch during the Southern Invitational 
Tournament. Photo In/ K. T. Harrell 

Pulling hack for the pitch, Kim Oelshlager focuses to 
make contact with the ball. 

Photo by K. T. Harrell 


Against such teams as Penn State, 
Georgia Tech and Oklahoma, the 
Samford softball team faced heavy 
competition. The team's overall 
record was twenty-three wins and 
thirty-one losses. Despite a losing 
season, the team had many 
improvements and won many awards 
for their performances. 

Freshman Holly Tucker became 
the first team All-Conference pitcher 
and Pam Abernathy added a fourth 
year to her first team All-Conference 
record. Connie Waters also captured 
a first team All-Conference award at 
second base. With the overall GPA of 
3.3, the team worked hard both on the 
field and off. 

Freshman Holly Tucker winds up to deliver the next 
pitch for the Bulldogs. 

Photo In/ K. T. Harrell 

All-Conference All Academic 

Pam Abernathy 

Kim Oelshlager 

Jennifer Smith 

Lisa Vickery 

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ready for field action. 

Photo by K. T. I Uu roll 

Infielders Kim Oelschlsger, Angie Davidson, Connie 
Waters and Lisa Vickery convene at the mound to 
discuss a course of action. 

Photo by K. T. Harrell 

Ready for the next plan, Ian Phillips concentrates on 
the action at the plate. 

Photo In/ K. T. Harrell 


@ Score 

Soccer is a club sport at Samford. 
This means soccer is not an official 
sport; therefore, the athletic 
department does not fund the 
program. The club must provide 
money for game uniforms, warm-ups, 
equipment and travel. Soccer was a 
varsity sport at Samford until 1985, 
when women's basketball and soccer 
were cut from the athletic program to 
add football. In 1989, several students 
renewed soccer, and by 1991 the 
Samford Soccer Club became the first 
soccer organization from Samford to 
be invited to a SEC tournament. 

Greg Henderson passes the ball during a game Against 
Marion Military Institute. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

Although he lost the ball. Say Saysombath hurdles the 
defender to avoid a collision. 

Photo lm Scott Goodwin 

Preventing a Marion Military Institute score, Jim 
Coffman make- a diving save. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 


During the tournament hosted by 
the University of Alabama in 
Tuscaloosa, the team beat the 
University of Georgia 1 -0, then lost to 
Auburn and Southern Miss. 

In the Spring, the club played in 
an indoor tournament in Knoxville, 
Tennessee. They faced several 
opponents including Clemson and 
Maryville. Samford placed second in 
that competition. 

At UAB on May 1st, the team lost 
two games to Birmingham Southern, 
but they showed improvement from 
an 8-0 score in the first game to a 1-0 
score in the second game. 

Although soccer in the Southeast 
is often in the shadows of bigger sports 
like football, Coach Mark 
Brandenburgh said he is encouraged 
about the future of soccer at Samford. 
He said, "There is a strong network of 

8 6 Athletics 

club teams in soccer." Florida State 
and Auburn were two schools with 
club teams, and both were on 
Samford's fall schedule. Other teams 
Samford faced were varsity teams 
from UAB, Tennessee and Middle 
Tennessee State. 

During a UAB tournament in the fall, Chuck Sands 
aims a goal kick. 

Photo by Scott Godwin 

Coach Brandenburgh discusses halftime strategy with 
key players. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

Mike White attempts to dribble past a Marion defender. 
Photo by Scott Goodwin 

Shoulder to shoulder with a Marion defender, Kenyon 
Ross struggles to dribble by the opponent. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

Samford Soccer Club Fmiutra: Kenyon Ross, Scott Ross. i Robert Hederman, Mark Davidson, Dean 

Douglas-*. San Saysombath, Lee Dymond, Ben Stokes. David Parrish. Row 3: Coach Mark Brandenburgh. Kevin 
Cox. Jim Cqffman, Mike O'Brien. John Burkhart, Mike White, Dave Ballenger, Shawn Kight, Greg Henderson. 


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With a 1-4 record after the first 
five games, Senior Center Tim 
Donlon, a pre-season first team all- 
TAAC selection, said the team was 
adjusting under first-year Head 
Coach John Brady. He said, "We 
have an entirely new system ... a 
definite plan for what we're doing." 
That plan he referred to turned into 
an 11-18 record for the season — the 
most wins since the 1985-86 season. 
Samford also held the league record 
with seven wins and seven losses. 
They tied for third place in the league. 
This was another highest finish with 
the most league wins since the 1985- 
86 season. And, when the team 
advanced to the second round of the 
TAAC tournament, with a round- 

/;; an exhibition game, #42 Deivitt Matthews drives 
past his man. 

Photo by Staff 

Keeping in motion, #12 David Truss looks to hit the 
open man. 

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one win they gained their first 
conference tournament win since the 
1985-86 season. 

Season team highs were scored 
against a variety of teams. Samford 
scored 42 points in the first half against 
Belhaven and 50 points in the second 
half against Southeast Louisiana. On 
February 29, they scored the most 
points in a game when they defeated 
Southeast Louisiana 78-71 . One more 
high was set during a game against 
Southeast Louisiana when 11 three- 
point field goals were made. The 
team scored 30 field goals against 
Stetson and 31 free throws against 
Mercer. Offensive and defensive 
rebound highs came against 
Centenary and Mercer. The offensive 
made 13 rebounds against Centenary 
and the defense succeeded with 28 
rebounds against Mercer. Also 
against Mercer, Samford had 43 total 

With hands up, #4 David Herman and #23 Kenya 
Franklin trap Stetson's Mark Brisker. 

Photo by Staff 

rebounds. Two more season highs 
included four blocked shots against 
Furman and ten steals from 
Centenary. Bubba Sheafe and Kenya 
Franklin both averaged at least one 
steal per game. 

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As #34 Bubba Sheafe shoots over a UNC-Greensboro 
defender, #20 Keyomo Butler goes to the goal for a 


Photo by Staff 

Coming around the side, #4 David Herman drives to 
the goal. 

Photo b\i Staff 



Samford Basketball Team i oni r Student Trainer Robb Hensarling, Assistant Trainer Andy Plemmons; lav 
Stewart: Chris Johnston; Kevin Moore; Deyomo Butler; David Truss; Kenya Franklin; David Herman; Rick 
Spivey; Jason Cue, trainer: Thomas Wilhite, Volunteer Assistant Coa<. h. Jimmy Tillette, Assistant Coach; 

John Brady, Head Coach; Olandus I ason; David Mitchell: Bubba Sheafe: Tim Doulou.Matt Wright; Jodie Hays; 
Dewitt Matthew-: Ernie Williams; Paul Wilson, Assistant Coach: Mark Pietri, Assistant Coach. 

#22 Olandus Eason drives to the goal against Stetson. 





Samford Basketball 
Team, Players Gain 
National Recognition 

Several players received 
recognition for athletic and academic 
achievements throughout the season. 
#34 Bubba Sheafe was named second 
team all-TAAC and was runner-up 
for the league newcomer of the year. 
Bubba was also named TAAC Player 
of the Week once during the season. 
Bubba scored the most points in 17 of 
the 29 games. His high points ranged 
from 11 to 28 in a single game. He 
also had the most rebounds in 18 of 29 
games. His rebound successes ranged 
from five to 13 in a single game. 

#4 David Thurman was named 
TAAC Player of the Week one time 
during the season and ranked 19th in 
the nation in three-point field goal 
shooting. He averaged three three- 
point shots per game. On the 

hi lay-up form, #23 Kenya Franklin adds two to the 

Photo by Staff 

Sophomore forward Ernie Williams and freshman 
center/guard Jodie Hays celebrate victory. 

Photo by K.T.Harrell 

academic side, Senior Rick Spivey was 
named to the all-conference academic 
team. In all, Samford Basketball 
adjusted to shifts in coaching and 
strategy. With three prominent 
winning totals, the highest of the past 
five seasons, the rebuilding process 
was leading to a winning practice. 

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Positioning himself against 
a Mercer player, #77 Kevin 
Moore reaches up to block a 

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#23 Kenya Franklin clears 
past Georgia Southern's 
Charlton Young. 

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Coach John Brady gives 
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[Putting on thepressure, #12 David Truss guards the 
[UNC-Greensboro player. 

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Tulane 48-75 

Alabama State 6 5-75 

Air Force 51-44 

Xavier 59-75 

Evansville 50-74 

Belhaven 6 7-6 6 

Mississippi State 48-72 

Wake Forest 4 5-74 

Georgia Southern 65-83 

Mercer 73-5 5 

Stetson 70-71 
Florida International 54-70 

UNC Greensboro 56-5 3 

Georgia State 69-74 

Davidson 59-61 

Centenary 6 2-57 

SE Louisiana 7 7-67 

Georgia Southern 6 2-73 

Mercer 56-54 

Rice 4 3-53 

Stetson 75-59 
Florida International 6 0-56 

Furman 42-5 5 

The Citadel 6 7-73 

Georgia State 52-72 

Centenary 58-71 

SE Louisiana 78-71 

Stetson 5 8-44 

Georgia Southern 61-81 

Team Record 11-18 

# 32 Rick Spivey and #23 Kenya Franklin double-team 
a Southeast Louisiana planer. 

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While #35 Tim Donlon is rendu to assist, #4 Da 
Herman takes a charge. 

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Back to back with the Stetson player, #34 Bubba Sheafe 
stretches for a blocked shot. 

Photo by Staff 

On the sidelines, #1 1 Kevin Moore confers with Head 
Coach John Brady and Assistant Coach Jim Tillette. 

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With a lay-up shot, #12 David Truss drives the lane 

against conference champions Georgia Southern. 

Photo by Staff 

Protecting the ball, #23 Kenya Franklin moves past 
Mercer's Kenny Brown. 

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Palming the ball, #34 Bubba Sheafe leaps for an 
easy basket. 

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Runs Deep 

his first album, Stillwater, in the 
spring. Stillwater is a collection of 
ten Country and Western songs, 
which features Tim and several of 
his friends, including his brother, 
Chris McCool. "I really think of 
music as a hobby now," said Tim, 
"but I definitely want to pursue it 
as a career." Tim proved to be 
another local talent from Samford. 

Brian Dunn 

Posing for the cover of his debut album Stillwater , A cheesy grin on his face, Mike Schlapkol is the 
Tim McCool is sitting pretty with his newfound magician in residence, ready to perform one of his 
success. famous tricks. 

Burt Rushing, Andy Halstead, John Jewell, Billy Ivey, and Patrick 
Sheehan make-up the group SirReal. 

SIRREAL debuted for Samford's student body at 
Howard's making everyone present aware of 
their ability and attitude towards their music. 
They were quickly taking their place as a hot, 
new talent on campus and around the 
Birmingham area. They had a predominantly 
progressive rock sound but enjoyed mixing in 
some classics. One of the important goals of the 
group was to surprise their audiences and to 
break any "preconceived ideas of a real rock 
band from Samford." "We all love what we're 
doing," says Burt Rushing, "and we want to play 
for people to dance and have a good time." 

P>r<an Dunn 

"Magic" Mike: 
Man of the Caf 

as "Magic Mike," said, "I've 
always wanted to be magical." He 
began experimenting with magic 
in high school, finding it to be a 
good way to pass time and get to 
know people. Mike was best 
known at Samford for his 
"Tuesday Night Magic" in the caf. 
Traveling from table to table, 
performing many tricks, broke 
the tension of the day for him 
and those who anxiously 
watched his magic in action. 
Favoring "slight of hand" magic, 
Mike said that he enjoyed 
bringing others into the action 
because then the audience really 
got involved with the magic. 
Why did he choose magic? "To 
entertain and create mystery and 
amusement," answered Mike, "to 
see expressions of amazement on 
faces and learn about the people 

around me." 

Brian Dunn 


known as Dr. Seuss, wrote books 
for people of all ages — most 
specifically for young children — 
beginning in 1937 when he 
produced And to Think That I Saw It 
on Mulberry Street . Since then, his 
48 books have sold more than 200 
million copies, including the all- 
time favorite Green Eggs and Ham 
and his 1990 offering entitled Oh, 
The Places You'll Go , which stayed 
on the Best Seller list for more than 
80 weeks. Seuss died in La Jolla, 
California at the age of 87. 

Mark Mantooth 

was named 
of the Year as 
he burst on 
the charts 
with hits 
such as "Full 
House" and 
"Friends in 
Low Places." 

The People You'll See 

STAR TREK was initially supposed to be 
the Have Gun - Will Travel of space, but 
creator Gene Roddenberry had greater 
plans. The epic saga, which began from 
the 1966 TV show cancelled after only 
three seasons, mixes social, political and 
philosophical commentary in the guise 
of science fiction adventure. 

Mark Mantooth 






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NICK NOLTE starred 

in Streisand's winter 

1991 hit movie The 

Prince of Tides; the 

first in which she 

starred, produced and 

directed. KEVIN 

COSTNER played Sir 

Robin of Locksley in 

Robin Hood, Prince of 

Thieves. The film was 

filled with surprises, 

including a cameo appearance by Sean Connery 

and social commentary — Azhim, a Moor, was 

forced to meld into British culture. Though it 

was not without its disappointing anachronisms, 

the film was among the top money-makers of 

the summer of '91. ALAN RICKMAN portrayed 

the evil Sheriff of Nottingham . KEVIN 

COSTNER acted the role of New Orleans District 

Attorney Jim Garrison in Oliver Stone's J. F. K., 

an account of the assassination of John F. 

Kennedy. Stone developed quite a reputation for 

creating controversial films — his arsenal 

including the emotion-evoking Platoon and Born 

on the Fourth of July. Surrounding J.F.K. was a 

swarm of criticism concerning its mixture of 

mock-factuality and riveting believability. 

Mark Mantooth 






Musicians Of Note 


JOHN MULLEN and SCOTT KAUFFMAN were two of several Samford 
students who made the March 5th pilgrimage to the Omni in Atlanta to 
see the supergroup U2 on their most recent tour. The show began with 
upbeat selections from the group's latest album Achtimg, Baby ; mellowed 
out a bit in the middle with tunes recalled from earlier albums; and 
ended energetically with a return to the band's latest works. 

Mark Mantooth 

Blue Light was the fourth of six al- 
bums to make it big. It was only af- 
ter recording the soundtrack to the 
hit movie When Harry Met Sally 
that Connick's career began to sky- 
rocket. After that, Twenty, his third 
record, sold more copies than it did 
when it was first released. He also 
released another big seller, We Are 
In Love, in 1990. Connick came to 
Birmingham with his We Are In 
Love tour, reintroducing his older, 
sweeter sound to the 90's. 

Tiffany Townsend 

"ROLL THE BONES" was the 
theme for Rush's hottest new 
album. The Atlanta's Omni came 
alive with the sounds of Rush at its 
finest. Surprisingly, the group 
performed less material from Roll 
the Bones and more from previously 
released albums. The night was 
filled with songs like "Roll the 
Bones," "Dreamline," and "Spirit of 
Radio." Their encore was a medley 
of many of the hits from their past 


Brian Dunn 

Pete Williams and Sean Noivell strike a pose in their 
Rush T-shirts. 

MAG 101 

Samford Specialities 

Samford University 



FOUNDER'S DAY, observed 
during a convocation in the fall 
semester, focused on Mr. Frank 
Park Samford, Sr. Mr. Samford 
used his influence and financial 
stability to contribute vastly to 
what is now Samford University. 
CONVENTION convened on 
Samford's campus providing 
students with a surprise three- 
day break. 

Brian Dunn 

tradition started 
in the spring of 
'92, set the 
themes of the 
year. The week 
concerts, plays 
and an opera to 
Christian Arts. 
Brian Dunn 


"Being so close to all 
that history really 
made it come to 
- — Kathy Roberts 

for q semester 

SINCE 1984, SAMFORD students have enjoyed the 
privilege of studying in London. The S. U. London 
Study Center, a five story flat, can house 19 regular 
term students and up to 90 Jan-Termers. In the 
classroom as well as in independent studies and 
internships, students who attend the Study Center work 
in a myriad of disciplines during a regular semester to 
acquire up to 12 credits, Jan-Term students working for 
2 to 4 credit hours. 

Mark Mantooth 

DENTS in London met 
a London constable and 
Ms. Amy Levin, an ex- 
ecutive producer of the 
NBC Nightly News 
with Tom Brokaw, 
while awaiting the cer- 
emonies of the Opening 
of Parliament. Levin, 
in England on vaca- 
tion, had experienced 
the grand event on 
three other occasions 
and offered useful 
"play -by -play" for the 
lucky students who 
surrounded her. 


Back Row, Larry Taunton, Mark Mantooth and Dennis Clark; Third Row, Dr. Timothy 
Banks, Trent Tmsley, Hannah Kim, Knsten Detchart, Amy Holman, Beth Chapman, 
Mark Brewer and Douglas McCall; Second Row, Kathy Roberts, Allison Banks, Clair 
Maloney and Becky Holbrook; Front Row, Abigail Banks and Mrs. Wanda Banks. 

THE TOWER BRIDGE spans the River Thames. 

MAG 103 

samf ore) around the world 

SAMFORD STUDENTS turn up in all sorts of exotic places. From England 
to the Far East and from Sweden to Costa Rica, our little spot here in 
Homewood, Alabama, served as a springboard for all sorts of travels 
abroad. Pictured above is the A Cappella Choir, which tours throughout 
Germany every other summer. Though they travelled at a maddening 
pace, they took time to enjoy the country's beauty and historical tradition. 
In the upper right corner is a pair of S.U. students posing in front of the 
Cathedral de Notre Dame in Paris. Kathy Roberts' and Mark Brewer's trip to 
Paris was one of two weekend trips included in the London Studies 
Program package. To the right, two Samfordites find their way to Rome 
during the two-week travel break following their semester in London. 
The extra two weeks allotted at the end of the semester allowed the 
students in the program to take full advantage of the treasures of Europe. 
Below, Jan-Termers abroad survey a Costa Rican mountainscape. For those 
who sought refuge from Birmingham's nasty January weather, Central 
America was just the place. 

Mark Mantooth 

Professor-ln-Residence Dr. Rich- 
ard Neely and students Laura 
Riley, Connie Bolton, Kim Allen 
and Dana Daniels look out over 
the Poas Volcano in Costa Rica 
during their three-week Jan- 
Term visit. Students spent the 
abbreviated term in Costa Rica 
acquiring language credit in 
Spanish as well as learning about 
Central American culture. This 
photograph represents the sole 
excursion provided by the Uni- 
versity, though the more adven- 
turous Samfordites struck out on 
many of their own, including 
trips to the beach and local mar- 



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While travelling through Europe in late Novem- 
ber, Doug McCall and Hannah Kim pause for a 
picture in front of the coliseum in Rome. 

Arriving at the airport in Stuttgart, West Germany, Terry Anderson greets 
his family. 


TERRY ANDERSON returned home to the United States 
after being held captive in Lebanon for nearly seven 
years. Anderson was visiting Lebanon in 1985 as a 
journalist, when, four days after the U. S. vetoed a 
United Nations resolution condemning Israeli action in 
southern Lebanon, he was taken as a political hostage. 
Seemingly the most patient, Anderson rose to a position 
of leadership among the prisoners, devising means of 
occupying the otherwise empty days. He fashioned 
decks of cards, Monopoly games, Scrabble games and 
chess pieces out of scraps found within his cell. When 
asked what the worst day of his captivity was, he 
responded, "Christmas of 1986." On that day, he was 
conversing with two fellow prisoners in sign language 
when he dropped his glasses and broke them. Anderson 
is now getting to know his daughter, who was born 
while he was in Lebanon, and "getting used to freedom 
and being home in America." 

Mark Mantooth 

Down and Out 

GEORGE BUSH's presidency changed opinions. Called 
"Champion of the Desert," critics believed he faced the 
boot in the upcoming elections. With a whole host of 
domestic woes plaguing the country, namely the sharp 
rise in unemployment and the failing economy, Bush 
had his work cut out for him. 

Mark Mantooth 

With the country up in arms about the widespread economic depression, Bush fights 
to keep his head above water in the political realm. 

MAG 105 

On the Hot Seat 

SMITH trial: Violent rape or love 
by consent? Kennedy was ac- 
quitted, although many believed 
he was guilty. IN OCTOBER, the 
nation's eyes turned to the Senate 
Caucus Room. What was seen 
was unlike anything seen there 
before: discussion of the sexual 
advances of a Supreme Court 
nominee. Clarence Thomas -vs- 
Anita Hill became a powerful 
and emotional trial that surfaced 
the taboo subject of sexual ha- 
rassment. Throughout the pro- 
ceedings the mental anguish 
they were enduring became 
quite evident. After days of end- 
less questions the only major is- 
sue agreed upon by both litigants 
was their deep humiliation. In 
spite of the allegations against 
him, Thomas was appointed. 

Brian Dunn 


The Final Fall 

Mikhail Gorbachov have 
been peers since they first 
met in the 70s. 
Gorbachov was the first of 
the two to achieve high 
station and in the mid 
'80's, used his rank first to 
appoint Yeltsin, and then 
to oust him for his open 
criticism. In March of 
1990, Yeltsin won a seat in 
the Congress of the 
People's Deputies, and in 
May he defeated 
Gorbachov's candidate for 
the chair of the Russian 
Parliament. Finally, in July, 
he renounced the 
Communist Party saying, 
"I cannot be guided in my 
decisions by the party 
alone. I must obey the will 
of the people." Within a 
year, he was Russia's first 
popularly elected leader 
and following the coup 
attempt of August '91, 
surfaced at Russia's helm. 

Mark Mantooth 

MAG 107 

A Touch of Color 


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characterized the landscape. From 
bursts of brilliant yellow and 
orange to blossoms of white, the 
cherry trees set the mood, 
dominating the quad with an array 
of color. Landmarks on the campus 
reminded us of tradition: our flag 
unfurled red, white and blue, a 
contrast to the serene pastel stained 
glass windows of Reid Chapel. 
Following a rain in early spring, 
Samfordites looked up to catch a 
glimpse of a magical double 
rainbow, the perfect touch of color. 

Mark Mantooth 


MAG 109 





After being hit by the Twins' Dan Gladden, Braves catcher Greg Olson topples head over heels, (inset) The Braves' intensity and 
excitement runs deep throughout the series. 




from worst 
to first 

GREG OLSON, the Atlanta Braves 
catcher, stood in the clubhouse and 
searched for some means of consolation. 
"The National League championship 
ring will be nice," he said. "We know 
we gave it our best shot. But the thing 
is, not too many people remember the 
team that came in second in the World 
Series." How could anyone forget both 
teams' classic "worst to first" battle as 
they fought their way toward the 
Series? The series itself was one heart- 
stopper after the next — the final game, 
a 1-0 victory for the Twins, took ten 
innings. Braves third baseman Terry 
Pendleton said of the Series games, 
"People who saw these games aged 10 
to 20 years." In the Braves first World 
Series appearance, pitcher Steve Avery 
threw a playoff -record 1673 consecutive 
scoreless innings and was named Most 

Valuable Player. 

Brian Dunn 

Dedicated Braves fans 
give Minnesota the 

MAG 111 

No More Magic 

Johnson retires, testing HIV positive 

the Samford University campus 
through media coverage. The 
biggest story of the year was the 
shocker that Earvin "Magic" 
Johnson tested HIV positive, the 
pre-condition to the deadly killer, 

Television sets all over Samford- 
one fateful day in November- 
tuned in to hear the poignant 
voice of "Magic" Johnson as he 
told of his retirement, ending his 
brilliant 12-year career from the 
Los Angeles Lakers basketball 
team, which he had led to the 
NBA finals. 

Johnson's winsome, friendly 
smile became a familiar sight as 
he appeared on many talk shows 
and sports-desk interviews as he 
offered education on the AIDS 

"It shouldn't happen to such a 
nice guy," said Kelly Vornauf, 
who agreed with most students 
and faculty that Johnson had been 

an excellent player who was well- 
liked by rival teams, sportscasters, 
and Laker players alike. 
The statistics on AIDS scared all 
Americans and Samford students 
were no exceptions. Rumors 
persisted that a few students had 
AIDS, but no one was certain of 
the validity of these rumors. 
Everyone feared. 
Despite many protests, the 
Olympic committee picked Magic 
Johnson as a part of the Olympic 
team to play in Barcelona, Spain. 
The first pro basketball player 
selected for the U.S. Olympic 
team, Johnson decided to take 
the health risk and stay on the 
team. His fans applauded his 
courage and were saddened by 
his probable fate. Many considered 
themselves far-removed from 
catching AIDS. Since "Magic" 
had joined the AIDS statistics, 
many realized that everyone 
was in danger. 

Brian Dunn and Mark Mantooth 

Magic Johnson wears an agonizing expres- 
sion as he plays his last regular season 

The hoop-la started early for the U.S. Olympic 
basketball team as they prepared for Barcelona. 



Rodney King 

Verdict Ignites Riots 

"Can we all get along?" was the question posed by 
police-brutality victim Rodney King following a week 
of violence in the Los Angeles area and around the 
nation. When a nearly all-white jury returned a 
verdict of "not guilty," acquitting Los Angeles police 
officers Laurence Powell, Theodore Briseno, Timothy 
Wind and Sgt. Stacey Koon, a shocked black populous 
took to the streets to express their outrage. Beginning 
in southern Los Angeles, riots and looting spread 
quickly throughout the city. For the next week, Los 
Angeles, Atlanta, New Orleans, Birmingham, New 
York City and Las Vegas — among others — suffered 
racial unrest mixed with looting and violent outbursts. 
With more than 50 deaths and hundreds of people 
injured, the Rodney King trial showed some the 
fallibility of the country's judicial system, and also the 
consequences of a violent reaction as a response to an 

Top: Rodney king displays his injuries the day after the 

Middle Left: Officials believe many of the blazes were 
caused by gang members hurling Molotov cocktails at 
buildings in drive-by arson attempts. 

Above, Left: After King has been motionless for several 
seconds, officer Powell reaches for his handcuffs — 
evidence, says the defense, that police lucre ready to stop 
as soon as he was compliant. 

Above Right: Video evidence shows Kings rising, a 

move which made officers fear he would lunge at them 

Left: What remain- oj commercial building- smolders 
at a Los Angeles intersection folio-wing a night of 
looting ami arson. 

Mini Mag 1 1 3 

1 1 4 Division 



roads diverged in a 
wood, and I took the 
one less traveled by and 
that has made all the 

difference. - Robert Frost 

Like any typical Monday or Wednesday, student* filed 
into morning convocation at Reid Chapel. 

Photo by Martina Zukoski 


inistries 1 1 5 

Clowning around, Bruce Powers and Allan Burton get 
into make-up. 

Photo by Kelly Stedeford 

Chow time at mam tour in Savannah, Kathy McRae, 
Melodi Isbell, Dana Davis, Jimbo Auchmuty, and 
Crysta Camp enjoy their dogs, chips and beans. 

Photo by Kathy Fulford 

Volunteering for the Boy's Club at the Fall Retreat in 
Huntsville, students gather for a picture. 

Photo by Stacie Johnston 

California heat is on when Danna LaPrairie, Brian 
Fister, Allan Burton, Amy Nixon, Mike jay, and 
Ricky Letson prepare for Step Sing Dress Rehearsal. 
Photo by Kaye Lakemau 

1 1 6 Campus Ministries 

Humbling & Uplifting 

The 100-member BSU Choir included independents, 
Greeks, SGA members, MKs, PKs, sports players, a law 
student and participants from various other ministries 
including Word Players, Son Reflectors, Habitat for 
Humanity and Impact Teams (to name a few), making the 
choir possibly the most diverse group on campus. 

The hard work invested in weekly practices culminated 
in a series of concerts and tours each year. In the spring of 
1991, the choir went to Savannah, Georgia, where they 
volunteered their time with Habitat for Humanity, an 
AIDS shelter and a home for battered women. Ministry 
teams within the choir, including clowns, mimes, skits, 
drama, puppets, sign language and prayer-and- 
encouragement, worked and performed at each concert. 
Participants realized that singing was only a small part of 
the BSU Choir ministry. 

After eight regional concerts in the spring of 1992, the 
choir headed toward West Virginia, where they had toured 
only four years before. "We must be doing something 
right," Scott Thomas, choir president, said; "the churches 
keep asking us back." 

In 1992 the BSU Choir celebrated their first annual 
homecoming, which, with the support of faculty sponsor 
Dr. Sigurd Bryan, brought alumni members back from 
classes of the 60's and 70's. Since the choir began in 1957, 
its members had continued a tradition of reaching out to 
one another so they are more able to minister effectively to 
those around them. "I can't even begin to express the deep 
feelings I have for choir," Scott Thomas said; "it has been 
both humbling and uplifting." 

Lynn Waldrep 

Adding some excitement at the Fall Retreat, Kathy 
Ful ford, Marcia Coyle, and Christy Crowenjoy the free 

Photo by Kane Lakeman 




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With guitar in hand, Ande Myers performs at a BSU 
Choir fellowship in the spring. 

Photo by Lynn Waldrep 

BSU Choir members shoivextra talentsas sign language 
at Philadelphia Baptist Church is provided by Leah 
Guy, Lynn Waldrep, and Tamara Mize. 

Photo by Staff 

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BSU Choir . . . 

Committed to Serve 

Ready to board, Scott Thomas, Mike Lunsford, and Jim Harden stop to say cheese. 

Photo by Stack Johnston 

just hang'n out, Scott Thomas, Dana Funderburg, Leah Guy and Adrienne Goebel 
enjoy each other's company. 

Photo by Stacie Johnston 

Waiting to sing, Bruce Powers and Stacie Johnston 

give each other encouragement before the big moment. 

Photo by Stacie Johnston 

Monkeys in the wild, Marcia Coyle, Ande Myers, 
Debbie Fawley and Daniel Cauble plan around. 

Photo by Stacie Johnston 

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Meeks, Debra Gordon and Carol Brown stuff then 

Photo />i/ km/c Lakeman 

Lite night snackers Erin Camp, Dana Davis, and 
Dana Funderburg finish their food. 

Photo In/ Christy Crow 

Renee Lankford, Marcia Coyleand Lynn Waldrepget 
a little closer for a Kodak moment. 

Photo by Christy Crow 

The BSU Choir Officers: Front Row Matt Cook, Kelly 
Stedeford, Scott Thomas. Back Row: Allan Burton, Ande 
Myers, KathyMcRae, Stacie Johnston, Elizabeth Meeks, 
Dana Davis, Daniel Cauble, Zippy Quick. 

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Registering for BSU, students gather in crozvdsforthe 
first Breakaway of the year. 

Photo by Craig Hyde 

Getting into it, Bill Shiell leads the soprano section 
through their voice warm up. 

Photo by Craig Hyde 

Holding Bart Rose'-- head in her hands, Shannon 
Bowman finishes her makeover job for Step Sing dress 

Photo In/ Craig I hide 

On the floor, Julie Danford and Rob Johnson apply 

purple raindrops to the fabric for Step Sing costumes. 

Photo In/ Craig Hyde 

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^Making A Difference 

(Din College Life 

This was an outstanding year for the totally student- 
led Baptist Student Union at Samford. Led by Leslie 
Peacock and a council of seven side-kicks, BSU met every 
Tuesday evening at 9:00 in Brooks Auditorium for 
Breakaway, an hour of fellowship, praise and a challenging 
message. Speakers and leaders included not only on- 
campus personalities such as Dr. Basden, Dr. Vann, and 
Dr. Bill O'Brien; but also ministers from around the 
Birmingham area, such as Rick Ousley and Tim Rakes. 

New programs were offered this year through the BSU 
Christian Growth Committee. Bible studies, discipleship 
training, prayer groups, Impact Teams, and Gemeinschaf ts 
(small support groups), created more outlets for student 
involvement and personal growth. 

However, the BSU was not just limited to Tuesday nights. 
Once a month they "Broke away" for adventures in hill bowling, 
night games and other off-the-wall stress relief activities. The 
Spring semester offered students a mission retreat at The Big Oak 
Ranch for Boys to clean, repair and repaint. Other activities 
included a Christmas Party, a 50's party, and an end-of- 
the-year banquet at Brewster Road. 

One of the highlights of the year for BSU was performing 
its second Step Sing show. Under the direction of Robby 
Johnson, they sang such well-know songs as "Raindrops 
Keep Fallin," "Rainy Days & Mondays," "Singing In The 
Rain," "Purple Rain," "Blame It On The Rain," and 
"Showers Of Blessings." This forty-eight member group 
captured second place in the mixed division. 

Bill Sheill & Craig Hyde 


I he A lacKenzie brothers—Glenn Lewis, David Brooks, 
and Andy Hughes— open the video to the fall retreat 
with some humor. 

Photo Im Craig Hyde 

Tlw beauty of it all, Leslie Peacock posses for a moment 
of classical antiquity during a councilplanningretreat. 

Photo ha Craig Hyde 

"If I weren't a member of BSU . . . 1 would be. . . !" 
Practicing the skit for the BSU Blast off. the council 
lightens up on planning during their retreat. 

Photo by Craig Hyde 

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Singingtheirlungsout,BSUershaveawonderfultimeataChristmaspartyat Willow 
Bend Apartments. 

Photo by Craig Hyde 

Loading a truck with cut pine trees, student volunteers clean a large wooded area in 
which horses will run. 

Photo by Craig Hyde 

Andy Hughes sprays away grime from the pool at the 
boys ranch on the spring retreat. 

Photo by Craig Hyde 

Hopping on the band wagon, students ride to work 
after lunch at the Big Oak Ranch for Boys. 

Photo by Craig Hyde 

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Beautifying the burn. Bruce Powers suggests some 
helpful painting tips and techniques for those on the 
spring mission retreat at the Big Oak Ranch for I 

Photo by Craig Hyde 

BSLl Council: Front Row:Leslie Peacock, Craig 
Hyde,Robert McClurkan, Dana Davis. Back RawiBill 
Shiel, Bethany Shackelford, Bruce Powers.and Daphne 

Photo In/ Craig \l\idc 

Coming to a complete stop, Neil Nipper ami Deeya 
Williams participate in BSLl Late Nite hillbowling. 

Photo by Craig Hyde 

Drew Bensoti and Ellen Bell offer affection to a pom/ 
daring the spring retreat at the Big Oak Ranch. 

Photo In/ Craig Hi/de 

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Student Thespians enjoy the stage and the Lord. Word 
Players shared Christ with their audience. 

Photo by Martina Zukoski 

Reflecting the moment, Amy Cheek and Tony Hale 
communicate the message of the skit. 

Photo by Martina Zukoski 

Slamming the brakes, Amy Cheek and Tony Hale 
practice for their performance. 

Photo by Martina Zukoski 

The 1991-92 Word Players: Tony Baggiano, Renee 
Highland, Tony Hale, Amy Cheek, Jason Brown, 
Autumn Baggott, Missy Davenport, Windy Erion, Joe 
McEachiu, Michelle Mohr, Neil Nipper, Brian Scott, 
Mike Spivey, Jessey Tilton, Tiffany Triplett, Honor 
Usher, and Mark Wilkius. 

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Making The Lord Known 

Through Theatre 

With Vigor Tiffany Triplett and Missy Davenport 
rehearse a skit for their next performance.. 

Photo In/ Martina Zukoski 

In 1988 several students from Samford University 
gained a desire to combine their theatrical talents and 
create a ministry which creatively presented the gospel of 
Jesus Christ through theater. Much prayer, hard work, 
long hours of practice, commitment and individual talent 
combined to make Word Players a powerful ministry. 

In 1992 the Word Players spread the gospel of Jesus 
Christ throughout the South, using a combination of skits, 
mimes, acting and singing. They visited churches and 
youth groups and occasionally performed at campus 
activities such as convo or the BSU worship service. 

The group frequently received favorable comments on 
their sincerity and professionalism. Their ministry was 
based on Exodus 9:16, "For this very purpose I have raised 
you up, that you may know my power and that my name 
might be proclaimed in all the earth." Making the Lord 
known was the Word Player's vision and the theme they 
carried throughout the year. 

"As a group, we try to know the Lord first, and then we 
share His love," said Tony Hale, the group's director. 

Lynn Waldrqy 

Word Players 

Dressed to kill, Tiffany Triplett, Tony Hale, Missy 
Davenport, and Renee Highland show off their theatre 
wardrobe during Fall Carnival. 

Photo by Word Players 

Honor Usher, Tiffany Triplett, Renee Highland, Tony 
Baggiano, Michelle Mohr, Tony Hale, Mike Spivey, 
Missy Davenport, and others flash their garments to 
the camera. 

Photo by Word Players 

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VilleCrewisapositivedirectionfor inner-city missions. 
Students had T-shirts made to express the ministry 
needs of the children. 

Photo In/ Monica Ikner 

Huh Harvey and others in Son Reflectors perform a 
mime for an outdoor audience. 

Photo In/ Monica Ikner 




The clowning group of 
Son Reflectors pacticapated 
in a Saturday morning 
event with inner-city 
missions at Loveman's 

Photo by Monica Ikner 

Son Reflectors were a creative 
ministry team who reflected the love 
of Christ trough clowning and 
miming. The team had wonderful 
opportunities outside the church. 
This year, they were able to "clown 
around" with the inner-city kids, and 
perform at the Festival of the Trees, an American Legion 
Christmas party, and the "We Love Homewood" 
Community Festival. The team also participated in the fall 
Covenant Worship and several other activities. 

Having the wonderful opportunity to help teach 
clowning to a local youth group, the students were able to 
share their talents as well as their friendship. This student- 
directed team met weekly inviting participation from 
anyone who wanted to reflect Christ in a creative way. 

Monica Ikner 

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Sharing & Caring 

The Samford University "Ville 
Crew"--an inner-city mission— had a 
goal to lead the child ren of Loveman's 
Village to Jesus Christ by showing 
love, concern, personal attention and 
the gospel of Jesus Christ. Every 
Saturday the team went to the Village 
to play, sing songs and — most 
importantly — share Jesus. 

Twice last year, the Crew 
sponsored an event that was a day of 
pure fun for the kids. In the fall, they 
had a carnival with games, prizes 
and food. Among its highlights were 
a turkey raffle and a cake walk. In the 
spring, they had Kid's Day, in which 
children came to Samford to 
experience a little of student life. 

On a personal level, Ville Crew 
had a big brother /big sister program 
which provided for a one-on-one 
relationship with some of the kids. To 
try to improve the kids' environment, 
Inner City Missions moblized several 
organizations to clear the park 
throughout the year. 

To build unity, Ville Crew 
members met once a week for prayer. 
This time allowed them to pray for 
Loveman's Village, Samford students 
and personal concerns. 

Monica Ikner 

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^^ VllltJ Missions 


David Brooks. Laurie Rowe, and Monica Ikner are 
student volunteers with Ville Crew. 

Photo by Monica Ikner 

I inda Kuhn and her little sister share the morning 

Photo by Monu a Iknei 

Jenny Dunn registers kids at Fall Carnival. 

Photo by Monica Ikner 

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"The great Xl i A ^yr 

thing in this world is 

not so much where we 

are, but in what 

direction we are 

mOVing. - D.W. Holmes 

Starring in the "Bogus Bride," Joe McEachhi and a 
fellow Thespian entertain the audience. 

Photo by Martina Zukoski 

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Striking a perfect pose, Patrickjones, Billy Spivey, and 

Christie Blanton clown around in Once Upon a 


Photo In/ Photographic Services 

Confronting another bride, Joe McEachin puts on a 
happy face. 

Photo In/ Martina Zukoski 

Ilia royalsetting, youngai tors express their sentiments 

in Once Upon a Mattress. 

/'/;<>/(' /'i/ Minima /ukos ki 

Resplendent in wedding apparel, Joe Mel achin is the 
i entei oj attention in T he Bo^us Bride. 

Photo In/ Photographic .V/vh rs 

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Samford University Theatre 



In ./ romantic vesture, Carrie Tillis swoons in Joe Examining Southern handiwork, Melissa Waldron and Shannon Bowman 
McEachin's arms. converse with members of the Birmingham Quitters Guild. 

Photo by Photographic Services Photo by Photographic Services 

With appropriate background. Kelly Harris, Shannon Bowman, Susan Mathis 
Melissa Waldron, Karen Luker. and Michelle Mohr gather around in The Ouilters. 

Photo by Photographic Services 

As students display their talent, the drama unfolds in Once Upon a Mattress. 
Photo by Photographic Servic es 

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Down to 

Alpha Kappa Psi, Samford's 
business fraternity, proved to be an 
organization that provided its 
members with field trips, professional 
speakers and other business activities 
in preparation for the "real world" 
after graduation. It devoted itself to 
the highest ideals of conduct and 
achievement in university and 
professional life. Setting high 
standards, the group fulfilled high 
goals for the year. They engaged in 
several endeavors which kept them 
in touch with local business leaders 
and current business practices. 



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132 Alpha Kappa Psi/Angel Fight 

"Set Our Angels Free" fundraiser of Angel 
POW/MIAaivareness. Angels in "jail" sat in 
$10 per angel. 

I light pledges to raises money for 
front of Wal-Mart until theyraised 

Debate Team: f m :- Heather Neiosom, Mann Nguyen, Lara Amanda Ever*, 
Vivian Smith; second Ron Coach Frank Bender, Chris Latta, Scott Barter, Mike 
Jordan and Far! Henders. 

The 1991-92 Samford debate team was led through 
another winning season by director Janet L. Keys and 
the new coach Frank Bender. The team consisted of nine 
members representing Samford at such tournaments as 
the University of Northern [owa, University of Kentucky, 
University of North Carolina, James Madison, Wake 
Forest University, University of Pittsburgh, Harvard 
University, University of Miami in Ohio, Baylor 
University, Northwestern University, District 7 
competition and Novice Nationals. 

Several members of the team received awards at 
numerous tournaments individually and as teams. Scott 
Barber was named seventh varsity speaker at the 

The Key to Service 

Aiding the Air Force ROTC program again this year, 
members of Angel Flight, or "Angels," fulfilled no military 
obligations except the enjoyment of working with 
AFROTC, especially the recruiting aspects. 

As an honorary, professional, and educational service 
organization, Angels participated in aevtivities like 
fundraisers and POW/ MIA awareness programs. Working 
in conjunction with Arnold Air Society, they were able to 
add support to the society's work with philanthropies, 
college campuses, and the Birmingham community. 

Most of the girls involved in the program were Samford 
students, although there were several girls who participated 
in the program from Birmingham Southern and University 
of Alabama at Birmingham. 

This past year Angel pledges took part in a "Set Our 
Angels Free" fundraiser, which involved each pledge 
sitting in a jail in front of Wal-Mart until she was able to 
collect $10. There were also several banquets and formals 
which Angels enjoyed, like the Valentine Dance and 

Tiffany Townsend 

Angel Flight: Melanie Chafin, Rie Peeler, Julie Glasgow, Jeri Anne 

McPherson, Katie Clouser, Lisa Fields, Deandra Little, Ellen Redman, Hope Button, 
Susan Furey, Col. Stephen Abbott (advisor); - Celeste Burton. Kim Barwick, 

Theresa Hawkins, Amanda Butler, Mara/ Carroll, Christ! Brock, Risa Callaway, 
Rachaelle Midlis, Amu Flowers; r/i «i Ro Jeanni Beall, Susan Coiuart, Becky King. 
Rebekah Williams, Betsy Sims, Julie Cook, Martha Hurston, 1 aura Tucker. 

University of Pittsburgh, and the team of Earl Herndon 
and Heather Newsom won the championship at the 
Harvard University Novice division. Overall the team 
took Second Place honors, an award which brought 
national attention to the program. 

In addition to their own competitions, the team also 
took time out to help teach a group of local high school 
English classes and a group of inner-city children how to 

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Will It Ever Be The Same? 

Carrying on a 52-year tradition, 
the A Cappella Choir strove for 
excellence in song while spreading 
the Word of the Lord. Meeting before 
classes began in the fall, the choir 
began working on the music, 
preparing for a busy year with many 
rehearsals and concerts. Choir officers 
were responsible for taking care of 
communications during the summer 
months so members would know the 
times and locations of events in the 
fall. Officers had great responsibility 
during the year for many of the 
performances and for role models of 
ideal behavior while with the choir. 

On Labor Day weekend the choir 
traveled to Shocco Springs in 
Talledega, Alabama, for a retreat. 
They spent that weekend intently 
studying music and working toward 
blending all voices together. The 
Gideons sponsored the retreat, and 

in return the choir performed a brief 
concert for all the residents and 
workers at Shocco that weekend. This 
event challenged all the members to 
be able to memorize music in a short 
period of time. Learning music 
quickly was a unwritten rule because 
during fall the administration 
frequently asked the choir to provide 
music for university convocations. 
That, in addition to the amount of 
songs required to be memorized, 
helped keep everyone aware of the 
responsibility of accepting a position 
in the choir. 

Dr. L. Gene Black, Dean of the 
School of Music, had directed the 
choir for 27 years. While at Howard 
College, he sang in the choir and met 
his wife, Fay. Thev traveled with the 

'J J 

choir on tour, both in the States and in 
Europe. Mrs. Black served as the 
"quack" nurse and helped take care 

/ tressed in denim, Scan Nowell and Rhonda Reed 
enjoy a break from travelling. 

Photo by Bryan Black 

( )n the stepsoftheCapitalbuilding,ACChoir observes 
the surroundings in Washington, D.C. 

1 3 4 Organizations 

of all the students' aches and pains. 
Bryan Black served as the student 
conductor, filling in when Dean Black 
was not at rehearsal. This practice 
allowed both Bryan and the choir to 
learn from new situations during 
performances. The love and dedi- 
cation of these individuals as well as 
all the officers helped make being in 
the choir a more enjoyable and 
rewarding experience. 

The goal each year was a 
successful spring tour. While in 
Washington they visited the White 
House, the Capitol building, and the 
National Cathedral. They spent free 
time exploring other sights of the ci t v 
such as the Smithsonian and Hard 
Rock Cafe. Every night after their 
concerts, all the students and Dr. and 
Mrs. Black(known to the students as 
"DB and Mama B") stayed with 
members of local churches. This 
offered opportunities for all students 
to meet people from around the 
country and learn something different 
every night from someone new. As 
the tour ended, emotions ran high as 
some would be graduating and others 
would not be returning for various 
reasons. "Saying good-bye to this 
choir is very hard for me after four 
vears," said president Kelv Hatley. 
"This has been one of the best years 
for this choir that I can remember." 
After working all year to memorize 
ninety minutes of some the most 
difficult sacred choral music written, 
the choir really had become a family. 
Finishing the Homecoming concert, 
joined by the alumni for "Beautiful 
Savior," gave a feeling of great pride 
and tradition. Knowing the history 
of the choir and its respect in the 
nation and the world, being a part of 
it was a great honor and 

Brian I hum 

A Cappella Choir members smile for their promotion 
picture whit h will be sent out before their tour. 
Photo bu Photographic Si'K'n es 

Waiting on the bus in downtown Washington D.C., 
Beth Singleton SteveWhite,Matt Snow,HeathMorris, 
and yiandy Royal talkabout their next tour step. 
Photo In/ Scan M ou r 1 1 

A Cappella 1 3 5 

Swerving around to create the next formation, the 
trumpet line blares the ending notes of "Spain." 

With a tuba in his arms (and over the rest of his body) 
Rob Brown marches ai ross the held. 

Photo bys t off 

I hncingtothebeatoj "I Hndi,' Melody I razier sparkles 
in the lights ofSeibert Stadium. 

Photo hi K.T. Harrell 

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Samford University 


Beginning two weeks before 
classes started, the Samford 
University Bulldog Marching Band 
began their second annual band camp 
August 13-21. "I was very proud to 
work with the band this year. They 
showed more school spirit and 
worked harder than I have seen in my 
three years here," said Field 
Commander Travis Luttrell. 

Each day camp began at 6 a.m. 
with a walk around campus. From 
breakfast until after dinner the days 
were spent on the field learning the 
music and drill for the half-time show. 
Even with the long hours of hard 
work, the musicians still found time 

for relaxation. Trips to Checkers, 
card games, and late night movie 
vigils abounded— anything to break 
the daily routine. "This year was 
very intense, and we all worked very 
hard," said flutist Jennifer Latham. 
"The hours spent in rehearsal paid 
off, and throughout everything we 
all had a great time and got to know 
each other much better." 

Once regular classes began, 
practice time was limited to an hour 
and a half daily during class. This 
was a welcomed break from what 
seemed to be endless hours in the 
sun, but multiplied the concentration 
and the pressure on all members. 

Executing a twist and turn, Brenda Hodgson twirls 
her flag during the final bars of'Dindi. " 

Photo by K.T. Harrell 

With tour special T-shirts to identify who then are, the 

Mitchell Baud Family— Erin Camp, Matt Mitchell. 

Cheri Stites and Dan Tucker — embark on the band 


Photo by staff 



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Band 1 37 

Not just flapping his arms, field commander Travis 
Luttrell directs the band through a difficult time change. 

Photo by K.T. Harrell 

"Hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil." Sandy 
Walker, Tiffany Townsend and Jennifer Latham take 
time out from the stress of the football game to "monkey 

around." Photo by staff 

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With the first football game early 
in the season on August 31 against 
Harding University, time became 
more valuable than in years past. Flag 
routines were practiced until there 
was a snap. The dance line perfected 
each hand movement. Percussionists 
strived to keep the tempo steady for 
the rest of the band . The long hours of 
frustration and sweat paid off as the 
band was ready at the first game to 
cheer the Bulldogs on to victory and 
present a terrific halftime show. 

The band played a vital part 
during the football games. They 
helped keep the crowd excited about 
the game and kept spirits high to 
support the team. Playing music 
added a needed part to the 
atmosphere and helped keep energy 
and emotion flowing in the stands. 
Working hard and working as a team 
made all the difference. Striving for 
perfection as a band and individually 
kept the whole group focused on their 
goal, to honor the Lord through their 
music on and off the field. 

Brian Dunn 

"Doc" Remley steals a megaphone once again, to 

convey a loud message across the baud section of the 
stands. Photo by staff 

A talented musician, Craig Henson plays Ins trumpet solo in "La Suarta de Los 
Tontos. " Photo In/ K.T. Harrell 

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In enti 

tre n 

The tyranny of Tiffany Townsend 
began in August with the formation 
of a new staff and new look for the 
Entre Nous (translated "Between Us"), 
better known as Samford's yearbook. 
The staff got off to a good, but slow, 
start with help from their new advisor, 
Dr. Edna Ellison, from Woman's 
Missionary Union. Learning the tricks 
of the trade (untangling the lengthy 
red tape!) ofSamford took some work, 
but the inexperienced staffers pulled 
it of f to present the new and improved 
Entre Nous. Several new staff 
members joined the group as the year 
progressed, finding thier special niche 
in prof reading, photo-gathering, copy 
writing, or darkroom work. After 
several all-niters, many special 
moments spent together, and many 
"every thing-that-can-go-wrong-will- 
go-wrong" situations overcome, the 
Entre Nous staff was ready and 
waiting for the next year, feeling more 
like a family than ever before. In 
hopes of winning several awards, 
trophies, money prizes, etc. (OK, 
maybe not money prizes!), the staff 
sent the book off to several contests to 
be judged. The main goal of the staff 
for the year: to meet their deadlines. 
Staff editors included Lynn 
Wa!drep(assistant editor), Lisa 
OHphant(campus life), Melanie 
Green(athletics), Brian Dunn and 
Mark Mantooth(mini-mag), Craig 
Hyde (layout and design/campus 
ministries), Ashley Westbrook 
(organizations), Jennifer Latham 
(people), and Bonnie Siler 

Tiffany Townsend & Luuu Waldrep 

Late at night people assistant Jackie Colavita works 
tirelessly to finish identifying people for the mug shots 
during a deadline. 

Photo by Tiffany Townsend 

While sitting nt the computer Scott Jackson, news 
editor, makes an executive decision, whether to ran the 
feature story or the "hard news " story for th e Crimson 

Photo by Brian Dunn 

Judith Saies and Ann/ Walker file paperwork in the 
Crimson office as they take a break from the usual 
madness of a deadline. 

Photo by Brian Dunn 

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samford crimson 

Anyone wailing nearby could hear 
the scream and cries of several 
tortuous nights filtering down 
through the staircase from the third 
floor of the University Center. Once 
again, a Crimson staff member or 
Entre Nous staff member was trying 
to meet a deadline. It might have 
been an advertising salesman or photo 
editor, but the sound was the same. It 
was the deadline scream. 

Under the editorship (or mandate) 
of Amy Walker, the Crimson staff 
excelled. Her leadership led it to be 
voted one of the top three college 
newspapers in the southeast by the 
Society of Professional Journalists. 
With a fresh look, the Crimson 
published 26 issues for the 1992 year, 
complete with the sesqui logo. The 
staff got a head start with their new 
advisor, Dr. Dennis Jones, a recently 

employed JMC professor. Section 
editors Scott Jackson(news), Andy 
Parrish(sports), Lisa McNeal(A&E), 
Chris Deering(opinions), Lynn 
Hadden(photography), and Carol 
Guthrie and Neal Hutchens(copy) 
proved to be great staffers, helping 
the paper to accomplish a good 
balance of feature stories with hard 
news stories, too. The ads staff 
helped secure a larger paper(8 pages) 
most weeks, which increased the 
readership of Samford's weekly 
paper. Two staffers, Scott Jackson 
and Amy Walker, went to the 
Southeast Journalism Convention in 
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, where 
Amy won first place in an on-the- 
spot news writing contest and Scott 
took third in an on-the-spot design 

Tiffany Tozvnsend 

Checking over her contact sheets Martina Zukoski tries t det ide which pictures to print for the Campus Life 
Spring Fling spread. p noto ln/ Tiffany Tozvnsend 

Campus Communications 1 4 1 

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s^_ belltower • . 



On the top floor of the Dwight 
Beeson Student Center — in the midst 
of piles of CD's, turntables, speakers, 
and microphones — contemporary 
pop-jazz resonated and filled the halls. 

The people working at the station 
were mostly Samford students (who 
occupied all the administrative 
positions) and some community 
volunteers. These salaried positions 
provided excellent hands-on 
experience in the broadcast 
communications field. 

The station's format was jazz 
Monday through Friday. On 
Saturdays, deejays played alternative 
music and classic rock, and on Sunday 
strictly contemporary Christian music 
was played. News segments, which 
included campus events, were 
scheduled at 8 A.M. and 5 P.M. daily. 
The station also had remote live 
broadcasting of Samford events like 
Spring Fling. 

One of the newest additions to 
radio life on the third floor was the 
"91Night Talk" show which featured 
members of the Samford and 
Birmingham communities talking 
about controversial issues like 

BellTower Productions was a new 
organization on campus. Started in 
May 1991, when officers were elected 
and the organization was sanctioned 
by the Division of Student Affairs, 
BellTower did not actually start 
producing footage until the fall of 1991. 

Last spring Dr. Jon Clemmensen 
finally saw part of his hopes for the 
JMC department being fulfilled when 
the university purchased the 
equipment in the Stockholm building. 
JMC broadcasting majors finally had 
a place to call home. 

Working on a videotape that will be used as a "tour" on 
rainy days, these BellTower workers try to decide 
which angle is best. Photo In/ Tiffany Townsend 

lim Hammil gives one of his final braodcasts, reading 

the lastest news from the Associated Press wire. 
Photo by Brian Dunn 

Dr. Clemmensen was happy he 
no longer had to turn people away 
who called looking for a group to 
produce a videotape(not only had 
people from the admissions and 
athletics departments called, but also 
a local dance studio and even a 
sporting goods store had called earlier 
for videotapes). 

The first assignment was a 60- 
second spot in the Terry Bowden 
Show. "They didn't start small," said 
Dr. Clemmensen. "It is basically a 
student-run video production club 
whose purpose is to provide services 
to the campus community." 

Tiffany Townsend & Lynn Waldrep 

Adjusting the controls on the switchboard. Scott Ross 
smiles as he speaks over the airwaves. 

Photo by Tiffany Townsend 

142 Campus Communications 

Samford Student Computer Corporation 

The director of Avido Computer Training, Brenda 
Hodgson, offers a warm smile to those seeking help. 

c Photo by Brett We lls 

The SSCC is operated entirely by students and offers an 
exciting opportunity to experience the real world of 
business. Photo by Brett Wells 

A jovial Susan Griffin 
demonstrates the 
PowerBook 170 from 

Photoby Brett Wells 

The Samford Student Computer 
Corporation, founded in 1988 by a 
group of Samford students, sought to 
provide students with real world 
business experience. In 1992 the SSCC 
included Avido Computer Training, 
Byte Back Computer Store, and Page 
Impressions Publishing. 

Avido provided Samford 
students, faculty, administration, and 
the surrounding professional and 
personal community with the 
computer knowledge necessary to 
succeed. Avido offered training in all 
major IBM and Macintosh 

Byte Back offered the Samford 
community educational computer 
hardware, software and accessories. 
They carried a full line of IBM, Zenith, 
Everex, Macintosh and third-party 
computers. Byte Back helped 
students, faculty, and staff with 
computer needs. 

Page Impressions used the latest 
equipment and 
techniques to offer 
publishing at 
practical prices. 
Page Impressions 
provided virtually 
all printed materials. 
Offering a great 
opportunity, The 
SSCC needed 
interested in 
enhancing their 
business career 

Brett Wells 

Brett Wells u>e^ the 
latest equipment to 
publish words from 
flyers in the school 

catalc . 


Samford Student Computer Corporation 143 

Amy McFee, Tracy Cosby, and Kim Millhorn spend 
time together during an informal meeting. 

Photo by Julie Cantrell 

Sharing a cup of coffee, Rebecca Ferguson and Sandy 
Walker take time to relax at the pledge breakfast. 

Photo by Julie Cantrell 

Big brothers David Fleming and Doug Wood enjoy 
their breakfast with the sisters. 

Photo by Julie Cantrell 

After hearing a special lecture In/ Alice Parker, sisters 
stop to have a picture taken. 

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Delta Omicron 

Composer and arranger Alice Porker makes a stop in 
Birimingham to speak with music students. 

Photo by Trisha Miller 

Little and Big, Shannon Bowman and Amu Harrell, 
celebrate the upcoming initiation. 

Photo bu hdie Cantrell 

Concerts and 

It was a big year for the sisters of Delta Omicron, the 
professional music fraternity for women. With the 
purpose of encouraging the appreciation of good music 
while providing a professional atmosphere for music 
students, the sisters not only produced quality music, 
but also placed in competitions and won awards other 
than in music. 

Becky Holbrook and Beth Chapman spent the fall 
semester at the London Study Center, while the rest of 
the sisters participated in rush, bakesales, and initiation. 
Trisha Miller's performance was fabulous as Amahl's 
mother in the Samford Operaworks' production of 
"Amahl and the Night Visitors." Trisha, the music 
director, said, "This year Delta Omicron worked to 
produce quality music and then make it available to the 
school." The group offered many lectures and concerts 
— even a sarcastic cabaret for Valentine's Day — "Love 
Stinks." To celebrate Christmas, sisters performed a 
joint concert with the brothers of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia 
during a University Convocation, and held a sweatshirt 
party at Twin Pines. 

The spring semester proved to be an exciting one. Five 
sisters gave junior or senior recitals. 

Karen Romine was a featured soloist with the 
Alabama Symphony Orchestra's pops concert. Rebecca 
Rowell won second place in the instrumental division of 
the Birmingham Music Club scholarship auditions; Amy 
Harrell won second place in the vocal division of the 
Alabama Federation of Music Clubs. Sisters traveled 
with the A Cappella choir and the wind ensemble on 
tours. Some also participated in the opera workshop's 
production of " L' enfant Prodigue." 

As one can see, it was great year. And— as always— 
"Continually striving we attain." Becca Rowell 

Showing off their bigbrother, Beet a Rowell and Brenda 
Hodgson trap Doug Wood in the hall. 

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While visiting National Headquarters some brothers 
and pledges take time out for a group shot. 

Criag Henson, Sean Noivell, Brian Dunn and David 
Vaughn sing "Elvira" at the Spring Formal at the 
Southern Company's hanger. 

Photo by Tiffany Townsend 

In preparation for the Spring Concert, music director, 
Charles Kennedy, leads a last-minute rehearsal. 

Photo by Brian Dunn 

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Phi Mu Alpha 

Sean Nowelland David Fleming pose at the sign at the 
National Headquarters in Evansville, Indiana. 

The fall pledge class/'Worms of the Round Table," 
show off their pledge class flag. 

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The brothers of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Music 
Fraternity of America, enjoyed a very exciting and 
rewarding year. Before classes started, a dance was held 
during band camp co-sponsored by Delta Omicron. 

After a successful fall rush and probationary 
membership, eleven new brothers were initiated in 
November. This was one of the largest pledge classes 
for the Samford chapter (Pi Sigma) as well as one of the 
largest in the country. In recognition of Pi Sigma's many 
accomplishments, the brothers received the fraternity's 
Lutton Award, an award given to only the best chapters 
in the country. 

Samford 's Sinfonians stayed busy in the fall with 
many activities besides pledgeship. Several brothers 
formed a team and competed in the College Bowl 
tournament. The brothers and probationary members 
made a weekend trip in October to Lyrecrest, the national 
headquarters in Evansville, Indiana. Here they 
participated in brotherhood activities and learned more 
about the fraternity's history and internal operations. 
Musically, the brothers formed an instrumental jazz 
combo and performed for the children at Inner City 
Missions. They again joined with Delta Omicron to 
present a Christmas worship service at a convocation. 

The spring semester began with a bang as Samford 
hosted Alabama's Province Workshop. Approximately 
seventv brothers from all seven of Alabama's Phi Mu 
Alpha chapters attended this two-day meeting, which 
featured a discussion with the Alabama Symphony 
Orchestra's conductor, Paul Polivnick. Also, Samford's 
Raymond Newton was elected as Alabama's 
representative to the National Fraternity's Board of 
Collegiate Province Representatives for the second 
consecutive year. The brothers capped off the year with 
a concert of American music in Reid Chapel, their formal 
at the Southern Company's airplane hanger, and a final 
activity, a road trip to Atlanta. Doug Wood 

l arly one Saturday morning, Phi Mu Alpha entertains 
the children of the inner-city. 

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Gamma Sigma Sigma stood for a 
bond of sisterhood united in 
friendship, equality and service. The 
main focus of this sorority was to 
serve those in need, reaching out to 
the community with a concerned 

They participated in helping 
charities with such activities as a 
Phone-a-Thon and the Great Rubber 
Duckie Race for Cerebral Palsy, the 
Multiple Sclerosis Walk-a-Thon and 
random trips to the Ronald McDonald 

Yet, the Gamma Sig's were just as 
excited with their social events, such 
as their fall and spring rush, the Pledge 
Bash, a semi-formal at Cahaba Forest, 
Spring Retreat, and a formal. 

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"Wish Upon A Star." 

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"Give the Gift of Life" was the theme of the Red Cross 
Blood Drive held semi-annually on campus, sponsored 
by A-Phi-O. 

Alpha Phi Omega had a long and 
varied history with Samford 
University, celebrating its 50th 
anniversary in '91 -'92. Ranging from 
"those APO boys" to the diverse and 
proud members of the 1990's, Alpha 
Phi Omega had been a constant in the 
Samford equation for many years. 

A-Phi-O successfully combined 
the closeness and brotherhood of a 
fraternity with the significant purpose 
of service. This unique structure 
provided for one of the most effective 
service organizations on any campus 
in the country. With over 550 chapters 
internationally/ A-Phi-O had been 
dedicated to a strong program of 
service for more than 65 years. 

The Gamma Chi chapter provided 
services for Samford, the Birmingham 
area, and the world at large through 
projects such as the used bookstore, 
the semi-annual Red Cross blood 
drive, and bowling for Muscular 

The brothers sometimes operate 
invisibly (ushering 
and running the 
"Samford at the 
Movies" show), 
sometimes being 
obnoxiously con- 
spicuous (Zippy- 
in-a-box for RIF,) 
but alwavs with a 
spirit to uphold 
their cardinal 
principles of 
Friendship and 

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Showing oft the fruit of 
their labor, the brothers 
and little sisters proudly 
stand in trout of the 
Sherman Oak created for 
Homecoming '91. 

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IFC Officers: 

Shawn Love joy (IIKA) 
Brooke Holbert (AXA) 
Andy Beck (IN) 
John Johnson (IX) 
Dean Traylor (Advisor) 
Todd Payne (I1K®) 

Panhellenic Officers: 

Connie Roth (AZ) 
Debbie Wilgus (XQ) 
Kim Mason (AZ) 
Kelly Carew (XQ) 
Blake Spang (AAI1) 
Leslie Henry (AAI7) 
Lana Metcalf (0M) 
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"You Got the Right One, 

Baby!" Chi Omega 
eagerly awaits their new 
pledges during Fall 

In costume, Sheryl Rigsby and Jennifer Hayes get 
ready foi Phi Mil "Circus Day." 

Ready for the event, Zetns get instructions for their 

theme day parti/. 

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Greek Life 

Beginning the same week classes 
started, sorority rush was the primary 
way for freshman women to associate 
with one of the six sororities 
represented on Samford's campus. 

Trying to avoid heavy loads of 
class work, rush started the day after 
classes began. With a Panhellenic 
welcome skit to introduce the theme 
for the week, "Go Greek!" This year, 
instead of the traditional names for 
each day, such as "rotational parties," 
"skit parties," etc., the names were 
"Go Greek" and "Light and Lively." 
"Go Greek" day put less stress on 
sisters and pledges and played down 
competition between the sororities. 
Each group talked about a different 
aspect of life at Samford. 

By designating the second day as 
"Light and Lively/' sororities tried to 
let the rushees know that no major 
decisions had to be made and that 
these parties were for enjoyment. 
Each sororitv put on a short skit and 
focused on talking with the girls and 
trying to get to know them better. 

The last two days — "Theme Day" 
and "Preferential Day" — kept the 
same names in keeping with the 
tradition of many, many rushes. 
These parties were more serious and 
included times for decision making. 
Sororities encouraged questions on 
theme day so that girls could make 
the right decision for themselves. 
Preferential parties were very serious, 
allowed each rushee to see the 
importance of sisterhood and the 
bonds sisters shared. 


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After getting ready for their formal. Becky Dickson, 
Amy Heise, and Brooke Mitchell await their dates. 

Sisters gather at the Cowboy Country party to have 
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Phi at the Pinned and 
Privilged parti/. 

The sisters of Alpha Delta Pi did a 
little bitof everything this year — from 
service to social events. This was the 
first year in which Kappa Chapter 
implemented the new Alpha (pledge) 

The sisters began the year with a 
fall weekend retreat to Panama City 
Beach. Other social events included 
an MTV House Party, a Cowboy 
Country Party at Camp Hargis with 
country music by Spencer's Crossing, 
a fall semiformal, and a spring formal 
with Chevy 6. 

The sisters mixed both service and 
social by turning some of their parties 
into service events. Often sisters and 
their dates would bring items for 
shelters (such as lotion, socks, etc.) to 
a party. 

The chapter also sold raffle tickets 
for their philanthropy, the Ronald 
McDonald House. Also, the sisters 
spent work days at the Ronald 
McDonald House helping to clean, 
cook, answer phones, or whatever 
task needed to be 
done. Then at 
Christmas each 
"pride" group 
adopted a child 
from the Salvation 
Army Angel Tree. 
The chapter also 
decorated a tree for 
the Children's 
Hospital Festival 
of Trees. 

It was a busy but 
exciting year for 
the sisters of Alpha 
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/ eigh Lucas and Nancy Baker enjoy themselves at 
Sigma Nu's semi-formal, 

Leslie Brewton, Kelly Crowder, Claire White, Rida 
Yates and Risa Callaway pose for a picture at a 
Birmingham Southern parti/. 

Chi O's want to have 
their cake and eat it, too, 
in the kitchen at the 
house Chi ( )mega. 

The sisters of Chi Omega started 
off a great year with 31 pledges and 
held a pool party for them following 
Squeal. Their first party brought 
anticipation and excitement to the 
new fall semester. Chi-O Crush, a 
blind date party, was held at the Ski 
Lodge clubhouse and proved to be a 
great way to kick off a new year. 
Pledge Bash, held at Twin Pines, was 
a fun-filled evening which included 
hayrides. The annual White 
Carnation Ball formal was the 
highlight of the fall semester. The 
Chi-Os danced the night away to the 
music of Revolver at the 
Heatherwood Country Club. The 
spring semester was also filled with 
fun for these sisters as they enjoyed a 
semi-formal and spring theme party. 
The sisters of Chi Omega not only 
had many social obligations, but also 
served in many service obligations as 
well. They took part in the Festival of 
Trees at the Civic Center, benefiting 
the Children's Hospital. They also 
aimed their efforts towards can drives 
for the homeless. 

Being a Chi 
Omega meant 
more than wearing 
a gold pin or a 
jersey to these 
young ladies. It 
was a life-long 
commitment that 
included lasting 
friendship and 
love formed the 
strong bonds of 
sisterhood that 
would stand the 
test of time. 

Dixie Hughes 

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TashaRohdy and Angel 
Fargarson show off their 
Chi Omega spirit by 

wearing their jerseys. 

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At the House Dedication on Homecoming Weekend, 
CCD Linda Butler, alumnae Susan Meese, National 
Vice President of Membership Sandra Nesbitt, and 
President Susan Cowart get ready to cut the ribbon. 

Clowning around on Squeal Day, Delta Zeta's sisters 
and new pledges prove they've "got the right one 

Just hangin' out in the 
coat rackat the Botanical 
Gardens,Susan Cowart, 
Kim Mason, Stephanie 
Pelton, Susan Waters, 
and Susan Griffin take a 
break from dancing at 
the winter formal. 

Delta Zeta's "working on a full 
house." That was the theme for not 
only the pledge bash, but also the 
entire year. After one of the most 
successful formal rushes in years, the 
sisters of Delta Zeta continued to pick 
up pledges in open rush. The result? 
A wonderful, 20-member pledge 

The dedication of the chapter 
room was a special time, as alumnae 
came from every end of the country 
to witness the event. The fall was full 
of parties (Halloween Bash, chili 
supper, and formal); service (Give 
Thanks by Giving to raise food for 
Birmingham's homeless and a fishing 
booth at the Fall Carnival for Campus 
Ministries); and sisterhood (pledge 
retreat, horseback riding, nights in 
the park, and chips and Rotel at Camp 
Kim). For Step Sing, the sisters of 
Delta Zeta were proud to present a 
"Tribute To Men." 

At Province Weekend, Samford's 
chapter won several awards. They 
received first in the province for 
Standards and Academics, and 
second in Social and Activities. And 
on top of all that, 
they had the 
highest GPA in the 

The year wound 
to a close with trips 
to the beach, 
semiformal at the 
Pickwick center, 
and Tahiti Sweetie 
with Tim McCool. 
The chapter also 
held a see-saw-a- 
thon to raise 
money for their 
philanthropy —the 
speech and 

hearing impaired. 
Susan Cowart 

Big and Little, Cheri 
Stites and Kelly O'Steen 

pose with their dates, 
I ric King and Walter 
Costlier, at the winter 
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Phi Mu 

Sheryl Rigsby and Christine Martin get in the mood 
for Christinas at their in-house formal. 

Showing their spirit of sisterhood, these Phi Mil's are 
excited about their new pledges on Squeal Day. 

Waiting at the front door 
withballoons, PhiMu's 

anticipate the arrivial of 
their new pledges 
during Rush 1991. 

"Family" is one word that 
definitely describes the close bond 
between the sisters of Phi Mu. As the 
new pledges ran from Bashinsky to 
the Phi Mu house, they were 
overwhelmed with the reception they 
recieved from the Phi Mu sisters. 
Squeal Party was held in their Chapter 
Room, an event which was only a 
sample of what was to follow. 

With fall semester came many 
social events for the sisters and 
pledges: Pledge Bash, Fall Carnival 
and Mystery Masquerade. The last 
big event of the fall was the Christmas 
Formal, held at the Birmingham Race 
Track. One of the other activities for 
the semester included volunteer work 
at the Festival of Trees for the 
Children's Hospital of Alabama. 

With spring semester came Step 
Sing, a spring party, and the Carnation 
Ball. The Carnation Ball was held at 
the Carraway House; the spring party 
had a St. Patrick's Day theme. "Fast 
Food" was the exciting theme of Step 
Sing '92 where the sisters of Phi Mu 
gave a captivating performance. 

Social events 
were fun, but 
service was also a 
top priority for the 
sorority. Raising 
money for the 
Children's Miracle 
Network showed 
that the sisters of 
Phi Mu always 
have time for 
others. Sisters 
were quite often 
involved with 
volunteer work at 
local shelters and 

Laura Henry 

Taking a break from 
Rush on Country Day, 
La \nne Dennis, Charla 
Nichols, Sheryl Rigsby, 

and Christine Pullman 
prepare to perform for 
the next group. 

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Zeta Tau Alpha 

Kara Bridges, Sheri Beth Barns and Laurie Tootle are 
looking great at the Zeta Christmas Parti/. 

Allison Bowman and Carrie Tillii 
Vision Q l display. 

show off the /eta 

The ladies of Zeta Tau Alpha 
began an exciting year by pledging 30 
girls. On Squeal Day, the sisters 
welcomed their new pledges with a 
celebration at Homewood Park. To 
start off the new school year, the 
Pledge Bash Party was held at the 
Alabama Theater. They held their 
annual sweatshirt party at Twin Pines 
and a semi-formal at Baby Doe's. The 
Zetas had fun playing intramurals 
and placed third in football. The 
sisters also participated in the Festival 
of Trees and took Christmas gifts to 
the Association for Retarded Citizens 
Boarding Home. 

Spring semester began with 
Spring Rush and eight new pledges. 
The rest of spring semester proved to 
be eventful. The Zetas participated in 
Step Sing with the theme of 
"Postmen" and placed third in the 
Women's Division. Their parties first 
began with "Draft-a-Date," held at 
the armory, and then their White 
Violet Formal, which was held at The 
Club. Also, the Zetas filled Easter 
Baskets and held 
an Easter egg hunt 
at the Association 
for Retarded 
Citizens Boarding 
Home. They also 
held successfully a 
basketball tourna- 
ment fund-raiser, 
"Hoop Fest," for 
the Susan G. 
Comen Breast 
Cancer Founda- 
tion, where they 
raised over two 
thousand dollars. 
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sign to show the pledge-* 
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The brothers of Lambda Chi arc crazy about their new 
associates at Bid Dai/. 

The brothers of Lambda Chi Alpha 
enjoyed another year of achievement 
and growth. After a successful and 
exciting week of rush, the fraternity 
settled down for another year of 
impact and change. 

Throughout the school year, the 
fraternity enjoyed their involvement 
in several service projects, including 
Big Brothers/ Big Sisters of 
Birmingham; the Cystic Fibrosis 
Foundation Stair Climb; and Food- 
Frenzy, a food drive that raised over 
1,000 pounds of food for the needy of 
Birmingham during the holiday 

The fraternity's desire to be 
involved was evident not only in 
community service but also in campus 
involvement. Members of Lambda 
Chi Alpha enjoyed participation in 
activities and organizations including 
intramurals, Step Sing, Greek 
Weekend, A Cappella Choir, Campus 
Ministries, SGA Senate, Freshman 
Orientation (SOLO), and Student 
Recruitment Team. 

Spring brought an alumni 
luncheon and 
Senior Recogni- 
tion Service 
hosting Bobby Ray 
Hicks, Inter- 
national President 
of Lambda Chi 

The annual 
Crescent Formal 
took place at 
Panama City, 
where brothers let 
the good times roll. 
The year's end 
brought with it 
high hopes for the 
future of Lambda 
Chi Alpha. 

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All dressed up in 
tuxedos, John Hill and 
Stephen Smith pose at 
Gentlemen's Night Out 
at the Donnelli/ House. 

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The word "brotherhood" carries 
a deeper meaning than just a group of 
friends to the brothers of Pi Kappa 
Alpha. They prided themselves on 
having and building on a strong 
foundation of loyalty and 
brotherhood. Alumni brother, Colin 
Smith, summed it up by saying, "Pi 
Kappa Alpha is not a social club; it is 
a brotherhood of men." 

Beginning with fall rush, PIKA 
began a busy and exciting year. From 
Woodstock, Wildwest, and a 
Christmas formal to Pikefest, Pike's 
Peak, and a House Party in Ft. Walton 
the brothers proved that they knew 
how to have fun hanging out with 
each other and entertaining their 

The social scene was not the only 
thing the Pikes were concerned with 
this year. Scotty Utz headed up a 
group to work with Habitat for 
Humanity, while everyone worked 
on the Adopt-a-Mile program on 
Lakeshore Drive. Other projects 
included the Pike 
calendar and a car 
wash to benefit a 
brother at the 
University of 
Miami with leu- 

Having finished 
another year, the 
brothers of Pi 
Kappa Alpha 
looked forward to 
hosting the 

Regional Con- 
ference at Samford 


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Soaking up rays and 
enjoying Spring Break. 
a few brothers enjoy a 
cruisein the Caribbean. 

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Some of the brothers of Pi Kappa Phi enjoy dinner at 
formal with their dates in Panama City, Florida. 

Pi Kappa Phi 

The bonds of the Pi Kappa Phi 
brotherhood grew as the fraternity 

Freshman Lance Skidmore and junior Lee Wimberly pinned thirty-two new associates after 

' Pl " n " St ' ™ fall rush under the theme "Don't just 

wait for history, make it happen!" 
The members kept themselves busy 
with academics, athletics, and social 
functions. The fraternity had many 
members lead and participate in 
activities sponsored by S.G.A., 
Student Recruitment teams, S.O.S., 
B.S.U., School of Music, and Campus 
Ministries. As in the past the fraternity 
strove to uphold a respect for their 
fellow students, to maintain the ideals 
of the Student's Creed, and to pro- 
mote a personal individuality that 
recognizes the views of others. 

After the first semester, pride 
swelled in every brother's heart when 
the Beta Associate class attained the 
highest overall G. P. A. on campus and 
were initiated after seven months of 
associateship. One of the pinnacles of 
excitement occurred when the national 
office awarded them chapter one of ten 
Champion Master 
Chapter Awards in 
the country for 
overall excellence. 
Members also 
traveled to North 
Carolina for a 
PUSH weekend, in 
which Pi Kapps 
from all over the 
nation partici- 
pated in building 
a playground that 
could accom- 
modate hand- 
icapped children. 
Randy Griffith 

"PUSH"ing the time 
away at Ben Brown 
Plaza, Pi Kapp brothers 
raised money for their 
national philanthropy 
through a 92-hour 
scaffold -it. 

Brotherhood retreat 
helped all the new 
associate- grow and 
learn more about 
fraternity life and the 
brotherhood behind it. 

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Jeff Roberts adonis the trophy case inside the new 
Sigma Chi house. 

Showing off their spirit-not to mention their tonsils, 
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Sigma Chi banded together to 
fulfill the statement, "Genuine 
friendship can be maintained without 
surrendering the principle of 
individuality of sacrificing one's 
personal judgement." 

Ninety-four members of Sigma 
Chi with different temperaments, 
talents, and convictions shared their 
pursuit of an ideal. Genuine 
friendship was an accurate 
description of the Pi Chapter of Sigma 
Chi. Diversity was a celebrated 
component of the Sigma Chi 
brotherhood, and the Pi Chapter at 
Samford exemplified just that. 
Involvements ranged from varsity 
athletics to Student Government to 
BSU choir, as Sigs from all walks of 
life brought everything together 
around the White Cross of Sigma Chi. 
Pi Chapter continually excelled 
on Samford's campus as well as on a 
national level, being recognized by 
their National Headquarters as a 
Peterson Significant Chapter and 
receiving the 
Legion of Honor 
Award for scholar- 
ship. This past 
year, the Pi Chap- 
ter was recognized 
for having the 
highest GPA of 
any Sigma Chi 
chapter in the 
country. How- 
ever, to the bro- 
thers these awards 
were secondary to 

the pursuits of the 

intangibles such as 
friendship, justice 
and learning. 

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At nil university 
functions, the brother- 
hood of Sigma Chi was 

At their "Casino" Rush Parti/ Joel Gilbert, Scott 
Kauffman, Sam Moffat and Geoffrey Wliite gather for 

a picture. 

Fall initiates Mel Hackbarth 
and Ron Beasley show their 

excitement at the 
Preferential Party. 

The brothers of Sigma Nu 
group together for a picture 
at the Zcta Tau Alpha 
"Draft- A-Date" party on 
March 7. 

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Sigma Nu 

/// traditional Southwestern attire, Greg Payton,Andy 

Beck and Mark Parker pose at the Alpha Delta Pi 
"Cowboy Country" party. 

Brotherhood was the key for Sigma Nit's Les Myers, 
Derrick Phillips, Jay Hogewood and Robb Hensarling 
at the Preferential Parti/ in the fall. 

Adhering to their founding 
principles of honor, truth, and love, 
the members of the Iota Chapter of 
Sigma Nu, led by their "illustrious" 
commander, continued a 113-year- 
old tradition of building excellence. 

While moving into a new house, 
brothers and pledges maintained high 
activity in a multitude of academic, 
social, athletic, and community 
service activities. Once again this 
year the Iota Chapter excelled in 
sports, winning the intramural 
championship for football. After 
winning the championship at 
Samford, the team qualified to 
participate in the National Intramural 
Football Tournament in New Orleans. 
Overall, Sigma Nu performed well in 
the interfraternity intramural sports 
program. At least one member could 
be found in nearly every social 
organization on campus, such as 
student government, FCA, student 
recruitment team, BSU and others. 
As they continued to build on their 
traditions of honor, truth, and love, 
the men of Sigma Nu pledged to be a 
vital part of the future of Samford 

Scott Kauffman 

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individuals, not great 
organization men, make 
a college or university 

great. - Harold W. Dodds 

The fountain became a favorite spot to gather and enjoy 
the spring breezes. 

Photo by Jackie Colavita 

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The People In Your Neighborhood 

Modeling the lastest trends, David Bennett, H.F. 
Blalock, and Karen Bannmnn chat before convo. 

Photo In/ Martina Zukoski 

Between classes Dana Davis, Scot Weaver, Michael 
Babbitt, and Regina Abner relax on the quad. 

Photo by Craig Hi/de 

It was a beautiful morning, a cool 
breeze was blowing, birds were 
singing, the scent of spring was in the 
air, and there we were, sitting in the 
quad, "people-watching." As various 
and sundry students passed by, we 
began to realize what an incredible 
melting pot Samford actually has, 
from regions as diverse as India to 
right here in "Sweet Home Alabama. " 

We discovered that origin was not 
the only distinguishing factor among 
S.U. students. Other elements that 
set apart one person from another 
were fashion, dialect, and a wide 
range of personal characteristics. 

Hot pants, bikini tops, and t-shirts 
with the favorite beer logos were 
among the most popular 
trends. ..NOT! Remember, this is the 
S.U. Bubble! No, really, what we 
actually encountered was a vast sea 
of individual style. We began to 
realize that some of the styles we 
were seeing were not modern at all, 
but in actuality were replicas of dear 
old Mom and Dad's adolescent 
wardrobe. Scary thought, huh? Scary, 
but true. Fashion is definitely a blast 
from the past: from penny loafers to 
sandals, from corduroy to chiffon, 
from oxfords to turtlenecks, from mini 
skirts to baby doll dresses, and from 
friendship beads to charm bracelets — 
the more things change, the more 

they stay the same. History repeats 
itself, and if we're not careful polyester 
butterfly collars may be next year's 
formal wear. 

Not only did we assume the role 
of "fashion police," but we also 
eavesdropped on as many 
conversations as possible. We heard 
some great gossip that we could share 
but.. .that's going off on a tangent and 
geometry is not our specialty. HA! 
Seriously, the "Southern drawl" 
wasn't as prominent as expected. In 
fact, many times "y'all" became "you 
guys," and "reckon?" was heard along 
with "don't you think?" No matter 
which side of the Mason-Dixon line 
we came from, developing chit-chat 
among ourselves was not a problem 
(especially in classes: refer to 

Although we were intent on 
observing and listening, individual 
mannerisms did not go unnoticed. 
( Nothing got past us!) These were 
perhaps the most distinctive qualities 
about Samfordites. Whether they 
chose to pursue a leisurely stroll in 
the grass or a brisk walk along the 
sidewalk; whether they talked to each 
other or to themselves; whether they 
were poised with a smile, a frown, or 
a definite look of cluelessness; 
everyone certainly did their own 
"thang." And eventually we began 
to wonder how many people would 
still be able to talk if their hands were 
tied behind their back. Not us, that's 
for sure! 

In concluding our intriguing 
morning, our thoughts drifted to that 
well-known quote that must have 
been the incentive of our university's 
founding fathers: "If you build it, 
they will come," and come we did. 
For the past century and a half, people 
have come to Samford from different 
places, wearing different clothes and 
speaking different ways. And though 
our differences make us unique, at 
the same time they are what bring us 
closer together. 

Jackie Colavita & Jennifer Latham 

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Aaron, Andrea SR; Gardendale, AL MKTG 
Abner,Regina SO; Titusville, Fl PPRM 
Abreu, Jennifer SO; Titusville, FL SCED 
Adams, Danny FR; Jacksonville, FL HIST/RELG 
Adams, Melissa IR; Norcwss, GA MATH 

Akin, Amy SO; Birmingham, AL PSYC 
Allen, Felicia SR; Birmingham, AL ECE 
Alley, Christopher FR; Birmingham, AL PMED 
Altom,Kent JR;Cookeville,TN MGMT 
Anastario, Bobby SO; Lebanon. TN MKTG/ADVR 

Anderson, jack T. SO; Decatur. AL BUSN 
Anderson, Melissa FR; Pelham, AL ART 
Anderson, Julianne FR; Jacksonville, FL MUED 
Andrews, Jonathon C. JR. Grayscille, AL EXSC 
Armstrong, Greg FR; Huntsville, AL PMED 

Ash,Kristie JR; Atlanta, GA ECE 
Austin, Scott SR; Hueytown, AL SCAT 
Ayres, Heather I R; I ithis Springs, GA MGMT 
Baggiano, Toni SO; Montgomery, AL LGAR 
Baggott, Autumn ]R: Birmingham, AL SCAT 

Bailey, Anna FR; Covington, LA ENGR 
Baker, Scott FR; Birmingham. AL PHRM 
Baldwin, Annalee FR: Myrtle Beach, SC LGAR 
Banner, Jason IR; Biringham, AL RELG 
Barnes, Shari Beth SO;" Huntsville. AL UNDE 

Barnhardt, Angeline FR; Barton. FL PHRM 
Bartlett, Kristie SR; Hamilton, AL MUED 
Bassett, Dean L. FR: Birmingham. AL UNDE 
Bates, Jonathan FR; Hueytovm, AL NURS 
Battles,Mike SO; Anniston, Al PHRM 

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Challenge To Succeed 

Whenever students felt the roof of 
their dorm room was about to cave in 
on them, they should have had the 
opportunity to speak with Lori 
Andrews. This thirty-two-year-old 
woman had taken on the tremendous 
task of returning to college to receive 
her degree in the field of 
Communications. "I felt a conviction 

Taking time out of her busy day, Lori Andrews poses 
for a quick snapshot. 

Photo by Jackie Colavita 

to finish school/' said Lori. And finish 
school was exactly what the determined 
woman intended to do. 

The question "What do you do in your 
spare time?" was probably not one that 
Andrews could answer. She led a very 
intense day full of work and excitement. 
She had been in the field of live television 
for ten years and had worked her way up 
from an associate producer in 
the news department at WBRC 
to her current position as a 
producer of a live talk show on 
a Christian cable network. This 
show reached approximately 22 
million people with a mission 
to spread the gospel. 

Lori actually had started to 
college in 1978 at Auburn 
University, and then in 1981 
began at Union University in 
Jackson, Tennessee. Her focus 
then had been nursing, but she 
soon felt that her natural abil- 
ity lay in communications: 
"Sometimes God just gives you 
a gift; it's all Him." 

Lori had many career 
opportunities, such as traveling 
to the Philippines and 
interviewing Amy Grant on her 
Lead Me On tour. She was 
extremely thankful for the 
success she had had in her job, but she still 
encouraged anyone in college to stay there. 
It was tough to balance study time, work 
time, and school time, but Lori found a 
way to keep herself going. Quoting her 
boss, Mother Angelica, Lori found comfort 
in her words, "In the good times you enjoy 
your faith; in the bad times you exercise 
your faith." Lori challenged herself to 
finish what she started, but all the while 
she kept in her mind, "Stick to the main 
thing — Jesus." 

Jackie Colavita 

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Belcher, Melissa FR; Marietta, GA UNDE 
Bell, Daniel A. SR; Rome, GA EXSC 
Bell, Ellen I R, Rom,' GA ELED 

Bender, Charlene SR; Birmingham, AL ADMN 
Benton, Brent FR: Princeton, KY POLS 
Betts, Sandra SO; Birmingham. AL ELED 
Bigbee, Rhonda JR; Birmingham, AL PHRM 
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Black, Ed-ward SR; Anniston, AL BIOL/HIST 
Blackburn, Barry FR; Pt. Mugu, CA UNDE 

Blaikic, Robyn FR; Ft. Lauderdale, FL SCED 
Blair, Judy SR; Chattanooga. FN PMED 
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Blaszczynski, Jennifer SO; Birmingham, AL PLGL 
Bobbitt, Michael FR; Jupiter, FL UNDE 
Bolin, Liesl C. SR; New ) ork, NY ENGL 
Bordenet, Jennifer SO; Tullahoma, TN REED 

Boren, Julia FR: Brentwood, TN FAMD 
Boshears, Jason JR; Harrison, TN PADM 
Bowling, Dana FR; Rome, GA PSYC 
Bowman, Shannon FR; Montgomery, AL VOIC 
Box, Amy JR; Birmingham, AL ENGL 
Bradburn, Nicola SO; Knoxville, TN IREL 
Bradii, Bruce FR; Atlanta. GA BUSN 

Brady, Robin SR; Dunwoody, GA ELED 
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Brewton, Leslie SO;Dothan,AL BIOL 
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Bridwell, Melinda FR; Coral Gables. FL ECE 
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Bush, Jennifer FR; Eufaula, AL ECE 
Bush, Jerre SR; Cape Coral. FL PHED 
Bush, Missy JR; Birmingham, AL PLGL 
Businaro, Anne FR; Nashville, TN ECE 
Butler, Amanda FR; Franklin, TN BUSN 
Butler, Scott A. JR; Birmingham, AL ACCT 

Byrd, Kenny FR; Nashville, TN MATH 
Caldwell, Benjamin FR; Pensacola, FL RELG 
Calhoun, Angela SR; Clinton, MS ELED 
Call, Tom FR; Knoxville, TN BUSN 
Callaway, Risa SO; Chattanooga, TN MATH 
Camino,Lisa SO; Ft. Walton Bch., FL ENGL 
Camp, Carlo. SR; Wedoivee, AL PADM 

Camp, Erin C. FR; Columbiana. AL BUSN 
Camp, Erin E. SO; Monticello, GA NURS 
Canton, Jennifer FR; Anchorage, AK PMED 
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Carlisle, Ashley FR; Orange Park, FL MKTG 
Caro, Jonathan FR: Alabaster, AL PHYS 

Carroll, Elayne FR; Birmingham, AL PMED 
Carroll, Marcy JR; Bay Mmettc, AL PHRM 
Carson, Jay F~R; Sulpher, LA ACCT 
Carter, April FR; Marietta, GA UNDE 
Carter, Richard JR; Hamilton. AL SOC1 
Cart-wright, Michael T. JR; McRae. GA PHRM 
Cauble, Daniel SO; Fayettevile, GA RELG 

Caudel,Todd FR; Marietta, GA PENG 
Cawood, Christi SR; Birmingham, AL PHRM 
Chafin, Melanie FR; Tallahassee, FL BUSN 
Chastain, Lori JR; Anniston, AL PHRM 
Chenoweth, Ann JR; Birmingham, AL NURS 
Christmas, Amy SR; Evansville, IN JMC 
Christian, Li/ii JR; Fayette, AL PHRM 

Christianson, Holly FR; Smyrna, GA ELED 
Clayton, Kathryn SO;Jackson,TN MGMT 

Clean/, Stacy SO; Franklin, TN ELED 
Clemmons, Russ SR; Athens, AL BIOL/CHEM 
Clift, Rachel SO ; Brentwood, TN NURS 
Clouser, Katie FR; Seminole, 1 L MGMT 
Cobb, Jennifer SO; Birmingham, AL IBUS 

Coffman, Angle SR; Birmingham, AL PHRM 
Coffman, Jim SR: Rome. GA CREC/PHED 
Colavita, Jackie 1 R; Brooksville, FL JMC 
Cole, Kcndra SR: Miami, FL ECE 
Cole, Martha Ann FR; Birmingham, AL PMLD 
Collier, Ann Marie SO; Birmingham, AL 1NTA 
Collins, Joy A. FR; Birmingham, AL NURS 

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Making A Difference 

Victor Clarke was a person who loved 
his work in mathematics, and it showed. 
Seated in the math tutoring lab where he 
spent much of his time, Victor discussed 
his ideas about understanding 
mathematics, both from the perspective 
of a student and an educator. 

"Nothing is difficult to learn," Victor 
said, "if you have the gift of conveying 
information simply. It's the epitome of a 
number-one educator, and we have plenty 
here [at Samford]." 

Samford educators impressed Victor. 
"They challenge me," said Victor. With a 
double major in mathematics and English 
and a double minor in computer science 
and French, Victor felt Samford was 
preparing him for more challenges in the 

Victor truly enjoyed helping others 
learn. He loved tutoring, especially when 
"the lights came on in people's eyes" when 
they grasped a concept. Among his goals 
was teaching higher math to elementary 
school children. "A lot of advanced 
mathematicians make simple concepts 
hard," Victor said. He tried to strive to 
help students "understand every word 
and every concept." 

Victor belonged to the Alpha Phi 
Omega service fraternity. He was also a 
member of the French Honor Society, the 
English Honor Society/ and the Math Club. 

What did such an innovative 
person wish for in his future? "To 
keep learning, and through that — 
success." , ... , , 

Lxinn Waldrup 

Explaining a concept, Victor's main goal is to help 
students understand advanced Math. 

Photo by Jackie Colavita 

Although helping others is his forte, Victor still finds 
time to do his own work. 

Photo In/ Jackie Colavita 

Feature 1 8 3 

Writing With Purpose 

All journalism majors know the 
most important factor in their college 
careers is experience. Eric David was 
a perfect example of experience in 


Stationed in the Crimson office, Eric feels right at 

home. Tliis was a typical scene during DEADLINES. 

Photo hi Jennifer Latham 

Spending hours at the computer, Eric has learned a lot 
about graphics and desktop publishing design. 

Photo hi Jennifer Latham 

He spent three years at the Crimson, 
one of those as co-editor. He pioneered 
his own show, Vintage Rock, on WVSU, 
which he did with Kathy Fowler on 
Saturday mornings. He also served an 
internship in public relations at the Baptist 
Medical Center. He made a movie on 
Samford's campus over Jan Term as an 
independent project. A public relations 
piece he wrote appeared in the Over The 
Mountain Journal. His poetry was 
published in The New Collegian. The Society 
of Professional Journalists awarded the 
Crimson, under Eric's leadership, third 
place among college newspapers in the 
Southeast. (He gave credit to Brian Still 
and his graphic design skills.) Eric himself 
won two first-place awards at Samford, 
one for his writing as a journalism student, 
and one for his writing as a general student. 
The Society of Professional Journalists also 
gave Eric an award for first place in editing- 
writing in the Southeast region, an award 
which would send him on to compete on 
a national level. He was also working on 
his own novel (set in Europe) and some 
screenplays (Whew!). 

Eric said, "The most rewarding part 
[of experience in journalism] is that it helps 
you find your strengths and weaknesses. 
It prepares you more than what you learn 
in class." 

The greatest things Eric learned in his 
experience as co-editor of the Crimson 
were "management training, writing 
skills, and handling deadlines." He 
invited anyone who wished to gain 
journalism experience to work on the 
Crimson. "We want as many students 
involved as possible," he said. 

Eric applied to graduate schools, 
intending to put his extensive experience 
to work in a career directing films and 
writing screenplays. 

He and his wife, Jana, were actively 
involved in Dawson Memorial Baptist 
Church. Eric credited her (also a 
journalism student at Samford) with 
giving him direction and motivation for 
his work. 

Lynn Waldrep 

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Council, Lori SR; Birmingham, AL ELED 
Cook, Julie FR. Chamblee, GA PLAW 
Covington, Abby FR; Birmingham, AL UNDE 
Cox, David FR; Savannah, GA UND1 
Cox, Kimberly IK Norcross,GA UNDE 
Crabtree, Jennifer FR Mobile AL PADM 

Creekmore, Stacey SR;Jellico, FX NURS 
Cren m>, Kristi JR; Chickasaw, AL MUED 
Crocker, Leigh FR: Troy, AL PLAW 
Crockett, Gary SR; Birmingham, AL NTSC 
Crow, Christy S. JR; Birmingham, Al FOLIC 
Crumpt on, Paula SR; Birmingham Al LGAR 
Crime, Donald FR: Birmingham, AL INST 

Cnlpcypcr, Kim SO: Talladega. AL FAMD 
Cutini, Elizabeth FR: Alpharetta, GA PLAW 
Daniels, kimberly JR; Manet la, GA IREL 
Davenport, Meredith SO: Birmingham, AL COSC 
Davidson, Angle FR: Chattanooga, FN UNDE 
Davidson, Mark JR; Jackson, MS MATH 
Davidson, Sarah SO : Jackson, MS HEBLl 

Davis, Jennifer JR; Brandon, MS IREL 
Davis, John P. SO: Fairfield, AL UNDE 
Davis, Melody FR: Snellville, GA MATH/EDUC 
Denham, Scott SO: Birmingham, AL BIOL 
DeVenny, Carrie FR: Gainesville, GA CREC 
Dewees, Patrick SR; Birmingham, AL COSC 
Dickson, Tiffany FR; Marietta, GA UNDE 

Deitz, Brock JR; DeFuniak Sprgs., FL BUSN 
Dill, Brooke FR; Birmingham. AL PADM 
Dillard, Stephen SR; Nashville, TN HIST/PLAW 
Dobbs,Leah FR; Prattville, AL UNDE 
DeDon, Michele FR; Ft. Lauderdale. FL UNDE 
Donnelly, Patrice FR; Pensacola, FL ATHT 
Dorrough, Chris JR; Birmingham, AL POLS 

Dortch, Jeff SR; Birmingham. AL MKTG 
Drewry, Stacy SR; Birmingham, AL FREN/ENGL 
Driskill, John FR: Birmingham, AL HIST 
Dutton, Hope JR; Birmingham, AL HIST 
Dnvall, Ruth SR; Kediri, Indonesia HREL 
Dwyer, Rachel FR; Matairie, LA IMC 
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1 merson, Bobby SO; Birmingham, Al BUSK 

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Erickson, Kari A. SO; Ft. Myers, FL SCAT 
Ivans, Matt FR; Birmingham, AL CLAW 
Fawley, Debbie SR; Carlsbad, CA ELED 
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Fell, Kimberly jR; Cox's Creek, KY PHRM 

Ferguson, Lucinda SR; Atlanta, GA MUED 
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lister, Bryan FR; Owensboro, KY MATH 
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Fleming, Judd JR; Hoover, AL MKTG 
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Froehlich, Karen SO; Knoxville, TN ACCT 
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Furlozv, Kris SO; Birmingham, AL PSYC/ENGL 
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Gaither, Jamie Nicole SR; Birmingham, AL ENGL 
Garrett, Jay FR; Anion/, MS CMUS 

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Glenn, Eugenia JR; Decatur, AL SPAN/ENGL 
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Goen, Allison FR; Birmingham, AL UNDE 
Goocli, Donald R. FR; Watson, AL COSC 
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Chris Dunlap was a fifth-year senior 
majoring in pharmacy. This particular 
area of study sparked his 
interest when he decided his 
goal was to attend medical 
school. He said, "In case 
medical school doesn't work 
out, I'll need pharmacy as 
something to fall back on." 
Chris had invested much time 
into his future, and his pro- 
fessors found him an 
outstanding student. 

Chris was a member of a 
group called the Christian 
Pharmacy Fellowship. The 
students who chose to be a part 
of this group met every 
Wednesday at 7 a.m. for 
devotional in Reid Chapel. At 
each meeting someone came to 
sing or speak, and as president 
of this group, Chris coordinated 
this part of the program. 

Chris also got the chance to 
gain some experience by his internship at 
U AB Hospital. Here, he was able to follow 
doctors on their rounds and observe the 
medical charts of the hematology section. 

Along with his many other 
responsibilities, Chris had been a member 
of the Rho Chi since his second year of 
college. He also was in the National Honor 
Society of Phi Kappa Phi, and as a freshman 
he had been a member of the BSU Choir. 
With his goals set high, he hoped one day 
to return to his home town of Tullahoma, 
Tennessee, and open a family practice. 

Jackie Colavita 

Striving to achieve, Chris has committed himself to the 
field of medicine. 

Photo by Staff 

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Sharing Through 

M( 151 

With dedication as she plays piano in Music Activity 
Hour, Angle captivates her audience. 

Photo by Jennifer Latham 

Singing a beautiful love song entitled, "The Jewel 
Song," Angle performs in Concerto Aria. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

As a senior music student hoping to 
graduate in January 1993, Angie Hines 
was a outstanding performer. Under the 
instruction of Dr. Betty Sue Shepherd and 
Dr. G. William Bugg, Angie pursued a 
double major in piano and vocal 

Angie was also very active in music 
organizations. She served as a member of 
the A Cappella Choir for two years, the 
Vocal League for four years, the University 
Chorale for one year, and Samford Opera 
Workshop for four years. In the fall of 
1991 Angie was cast in her first lead as 
Amahl in " Amahl and the Night Visitors." 

Angie also stayed busy in other areas 
by sharing her talents with others. She 
had been a student accompanyist since 
her freshman year, usually taking on ten 
to twenty students a semester. She had 
also accompanied the Samford Opera 
Workshop and the Vocal League, and she 
performed with the Red Mountain 
Chamber Orchestra. 

Angie Hines had also been the recipient 
of many awards and honors since her 
freshman year. In 1990-91 she had been 
the winner of the Birmingham Music Club 
Piano Division, also winning the Stewart- 
Mims award for the best overall 
performance. She also had been a Concerto 
Aria winner in piano her freshman year 
and in voice her senior year. 

Although not entirely sure which 
graduate school she would attend, Angie 
planned to graduate with an opera 
performance degree or an accompanying 
vocal coach degree. Angie said she 
dreamed of working in a summer 
apprenticeship program with the Chicago 
Lyric Opera or the San Francisco Opera. 

Jennifer Latham 



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Graham, Andrew SO ; Norcross, GA ATHT 
Green, Attgie JR; Marietta, GA PADM 

Green, Melanie SO; Columbus, GA ]MC 
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Hankins, Michelle SR; Brentwood, TN MKTG 
Haralson, Kim JR; Birmingham. AL HEBLl 
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Harris, Holly SO; Nashville, TN ELED 
Harris, Jamie JR; Rossville, CA PPRM 
Harris, Kathy SR; Brentwood, TN EDL1C 
Harris, Shana FR; Laurel, MS PMED 

Harris, Susan FR; Jacksonville, FL UNDE 
Hart, Allison JR; Greenville, SC ELED 
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Hays, Rhonda SO; Birmingham, AL ECE 
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Helton, Emily JR; Marion, AL IREL 
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Hendricks, Becky JR; Birmingham, AL SCAT 
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Henry, Leslie SR; Birmingham, AL ACCT 
Henry, Michelle FR; Opelika, AL JMC 
Henshaw, Jon FR; Denver, CO PSYC 
Herndon, Abby FR; Hatchechubbee, AL POLS 
Hess, Robyn FR; Birmingham, AL CMUS 
Hicks, Kristie L. SR; Morristown, TN MIS 
Higgins,Ross SR; Birmingham, AL CREC 

Hill, Jaclynn FR; Alexander, City AL PLAW 
Hill, Mary Beth JR; Knoxville, FN ENGL/BLISN 
Hinkley, Suzanne FR; Bay Minette, AL PHRM 
Hobbs, Jason D. SO; Chattanooga, TN COSC 
Hodgson, Brenda JR; Adamsville, AL ACCT 
Hogan, Derek SR; Lineville, AL RELC 
Holbert, Brooke JR; knoxville, TN MATH 

Holcomb, Lisa SO; Jackson, MS BUSN 
Holland, Julie FR; Scottsboro, AL ENGL 
Holland, Shannon FR; Birmingham, AL PHRM 
Holleman, Jason FR; Nashville, TN POLS 
Holley, Kevin P. JR; Birmingham, AL MGMT 
Hoover, Carrie FR; Pampano, FL UNDE 
Honeycutt, A. Michelle SR; Moorhead, MS FIN 

Hornak, Emily SO; Charleston, SC JMC 
Houston, Cheryl JR; Zion, IL PHRM 
Howard, Chandra JR; Bradenton, FL ECED 
Howell, Holly SR; Birmingham, AL EDUC 
Huff, Shane SO; Birmingham, AL MGMT 
Huffstetler, Greg SO; Fort Lauderdale, FL BUSN/PLAW 
Hughes, Dixie JR; Birmingham, AL NURS 

Hughes, Melissa SO; Pineville, LA PSYC 
Hutschison, Lori SO; Huntsville, AL FDNT 
Hyde, Craig Alan SO; Orange Park, FL GRDE 
liyland, Renee SO; Montgomery, AL ELED/ENGL 
lkncr, Monica JR; Robertsdale, AL PADM 
Insko, Laura FR; Carrollton, GA UNDE 
Insko, Lee SR; Carrollton , GA HREL 

Isbell, Metodi JR; Birmingham, AL PSYC 
Jackson, Michelle FR; Brewton, AL PMED 
Jarvis, Andrea JR; Summit, Nl COMM 
Johnson, Carolyn R. SR; Butler, AL PADM 
Johnson, Jennifer Jo SR; Clearwater, FL JNTA 
Johnson, Julie D. JR; Pleasant Grove, AL ACCT 
Johnson, Lisa SR; Montgomery, AL PHRM 

Johnson, Robby SR; Woodruff, SC CMUS 
Johnson, Rodney SO; Townsend,TN IBLIS 
Johnston, Amy JR; lakeland. FL FDNT 
Johnston, Julie SR; Birmingham, AL ELED 
Johnston, Staeie SR; Birmingham, AL MKTG 
Jones, Marsha SO; Augusta, GA BUSN 
Jones, Patrick FR; Birmingham, AL MUSC 

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Charles Kennedy, a senior from 
Jonesborough, Tennessee, graduated in 
May with an organ performance major 
and a piano performance minor. A 
participant of the Samford Performing Arts 
Program and a student of Dr. Ted Tibbs 
and Dr. Betty Sue Shepherd, Charles made 
many achievements in the fields of organ 
and piano performance. 

During his college career, Charles 
received several awards and scholarships, 
including the Birmingham Music Club 
and the Alabama Federation of Music 
Clubs scholarships. He was well known 
among the student body, often seen 
playing the organ for convocations or 
accompanying the University Chorale. 

A member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, 
Professional Music Fraternity of America, 
Charles planned to attend the University 
of Michigan for graduate study in organ 

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While the congregation sings, Charles accompanies at 

the organ. 

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Efforts Prove 




Tutoring a student, Melissa helps Sean No-well with 
his French. 

Photo by Jackie Colavita 

Though French was only an elective 
for junior Melissa Landrum, that fact did 
not deter her effort to do her very best. She 
made superior grades in that 
language while at Samford. In 
1991 this biology major and 
chemistry minor received the 
Wheeler Hawley Award for the 
most outstanding elementary 
French student. In middle school 
Melissa had been a member of the 
gifted program and took three 
years of classes in French. She 
continued at her home in Sarasota, 
Florida, to take French for two 
more years in high school, where 
she had been committee chairman 
of her high school French club. 

After Melissa came to Samford 
in Birmingham, she had the 
opportunity to use her talent not 
only for her own benefit, but also 
for a person in need: she tutored 
a student who was almost blind. 
She found this experience 
rewarding and said she would 
like the chance to tutor others as well. 
Those whom she tutored expressed their 
appreciation for her willingness to take 
the time to teach them. They were also 
grateful for her expertise in languages. 

Landrum's career goals lay in the field 
of research and genetics. Like most college 
students, her future was not crystal clear; 
however, with all her talent and high 
aspirations, she promised to have a 
rewarding, successful career. 

Jackie Colavita 

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Jordan, Amy D. FR; Rome, GA UNDE 
Jordan, Wendy JR; Camden, TN PHRM 
Kay, Margaret SR; Jacksonville, FL CREC 
Kearre, Kristal FR; Bloiintsville, FL ELED 
keen, Cindy JR; Vera Beach, FL EDUC 
Kelley, James JR; Hueytown, AL CREC 
Kendrick,DaleE. FR; Hueytown, AL SCED/SOST 

Kennedy, Brian SR; Dimwoody, GA MGMT 
Kenney, Megen FR; Jacksonville, FL ACCT 
Kight, Shawn FR; Femdndina Bench, FL BLISN 
Killingsworth, Jennifer SR; Bessemer, AL PHRM 
King, Keri FR; Coral Springs, FL SCED 
King, Becky JR; Marion, 1L PLGL 
King, Lara SO; Birmingham, AL ART 

King, Paul SO; Marietta, GA JMC 
Kirkus, Charlton D. JR; Birmingham, AL SOCI 
Kline, Kristi FR ; Franklin, TN EDUC 
Knight, Wendy E. FR; Fayetteville, GA ELED 
Kuhn, Linda SO; Marietta, GA PSYC/ENGL 
Lamar, Denise SO; Birmingham, AL UNDE 
Landers, Christine SR; Haleyville, AL ECE 

Langdon, Tina FR; Dayton, OH UNDE 
Langston, Nicole FR; Germantoum, TN BIOL 
Lankford, Renee FR; Birmingham, AL UNDE 
Latham, Jennifer SO; Moulton, AL MUED 
Lauer, Heather JR; Safety Harbor, FL INTA 
Laurence, Teresa SO; Birmingham, AL NURS 
Lawrence, Ryan C. JR; Birmingham, AL RELG 

Lawson, Todd FR; Marietta, GA BUSN 
Lee, Mendy FR; Dothan, AL PLAW 
Lee, Shannon SO ; Brentwood, TN PPRM 
Licbold, Valerie C. FR; Birmingham, AL MGMT 
Leonard, Aubrey JR; Sylacauga, AL HREL 
Leonard, Charles F. SR; Sylacauga, AL ENGL/POLS 
Lethbridge, Laura SR5; Sebring, FL MUED 

Letson, Rickey A. FR; Moulton, AL RELG 
Levin, Sheryl FR; Coral Springs, FL ELED 
Lim, Mour'jR; Bradenton, FL ACCT 
Little, Julie ) R; Sweetwater, TN PHRM 
Lockivood, Jessica FR; Seminole, FL UNDE 
Long, Debbie SR; Athens, AL MKTG 
Long, Jeff SO; Lineville, AL PSYC 

longmuir, Heather FR; Ft. Lauderdale, FL UNDE 
Lovejoy, Tanya FR; Odenville, AL UNDE 
Loire, Angle JR; Cohutta, GA BUSN 
Ludivig, Alysia FR; Winter Park, FL PHRM 
Lundquist, Charles SO; Jackson, MS MGMT 
Lynch, Susan JR: Birmingham, AL BUSN 
Madison, Shannon FR ; Decatur, AL ELED 

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Manning, Danny FR; Birmingham, AL COSC 
Mansell, Alice FR; Chattanooga, TN MUSC 
Mahanes, Mark JR; Centerville, OH ENGL 
Magnum, Kristi JR; Cullman, AL SCED 
Mantooth, Mark JR; Morehead, KY ENGL 
Marable, Julie L. FR: Nashville, TN COMM 
Marable, Misty FR; Rome, GA NURS 

Marlowe, Ellie M. FR; West Point, GA LINDE 
Marshall, Jeremy K. JR; Vestavia, AL GOES 
Martin, Christine E. JR; Birmingham, AL EXSC 
Mason, Kimberly Ann SR; Birmingham, AL ACCT 
McBrauer, Scott SR; Columbus, MS MGMT 
McCarter, Tracey N. SO; Alabaster, AL POSC 
McClendon, Tammy FR; Birmingham, AL IBLIS 

McCollum, Audra T. FR; Sebring, FL MUSC 
McCool, Tim JR; Gordo, AL ENGL 
McCoosh, Scot SO; Coral Springs, FL RLED 
McCown, Shannon SR; Lilburn, GA MKTG 
McCoy, Mitchell A. SR; Birmingham, AL HIST 
McCravy, Frank JR; Greenville, SC IBUS/FREN 
McDill, Marty JR; Dora, AL RLED 

McDowell, Danielle SR; Clearwater, FL PLGL 
McGehee, Jason FR; Joelton, TN SPMD 
McGehee, Lisa K. FR; Nashville, TN UNDE 
Mclntire, Jeanna FR; Brentwood, TN UNDE 
McLain, Missy FR; Montgomery, AL COSC 
McNeal, Lisa JR; Marietta, GA ' JMC 
McWIwrter, Grace FR; Birmingham, AL MGMT 

Meador, David JR: Orlando, FL GBAP 
Meeler, Leska FR; Hitntsvillc, AL HREL/RELG 
Meguiar, Terri FR: Savannah, GA UNDE 
Meincke, Mike SR; Orlando, FL COMM/PSYC 
Melton, Stacy FR; Jackson, MS ELED 
Messer, Rebecca JR; Ashland, KY NURS 
Mick, Mary M. SO; Chattanooga, TN MGMT 

Middleton, Tammy SO; Memphis, TN PSYC 
Milburn, Melynde FR; Orlando, FL UNDE 
Miller, David L. FR; Brownstown, IL ENGN 
Miller, Ronui FR; Germantown, TN COMM 
Miller, Trisha SR: Allenlown. PA MUED 
Miuacs, Derek FR; Oshawa, CANADA UNDE 
Mitchell, Anthony SR; Tallahassee, FL ADMN 

Mitchell, Chris SR: Adairsville, GA ADMN 
Mize, Tamara 1 R: Miami, FL SOCl 
Money, Carl E. SR; Geneva, AL SOSC 
Monteiro, Deby FR; Port St. Joe, FL BIOL 
Montgomery, Rainer SO; Roanoke, AL BUSN 
Moore, Betty J. SR; Birmingham, AL ACCT 
Moore, David A. SO; Fernandina Bch., FL COSC 

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Service With A Heart 

As a music education major and a 
ministerial student at Samford University, 
Trisha Miller made an impact on the lives 
of many people. Trish, a senior from 
Allentown, Pennsylvania, studied voice 
under Mrs. Eleanor Ousley. 

Other students said Trisha was in the 
top ten most-involved students Samford 
had ever seen. As a sophomore, she was 
a leader of Ville Crew, an inner-city 
ministry team, treasurer of the University 
Chorale, and a member of the Samford 
Opera Workshop. Then as a junior, Trisha 
was again a leader of the Ville Crew, led 
the local missions on the Campus Ministry 
Executive Council, served as president of 
University Chorale, and was an active 
member of the SOW. In her senior year, 
Trisha took charge of world awareness on 
the Campus Ministry Executive Council, 
became an Outstanding College Student 
of America, was named in Who's Who 
Among American College Students, and 
played the role of the mother in Samford 
Opera Workshop's production of " Amahl 
and the Night Visitors." 

Trisha also served as a summer 
missionary for two consecutive summers: 
one in Zambia, Africa, and the other in 
Macau, East Asia. She was a member of 
Alpha Lambda Delta, Omicron Delta 
Kappa, and Pi Kappa Lambda, all of which 
are honor societies. Trisha also served as 
music director of Delta Omicron, the 
professional music fraternity for women. 

Active at South Elyton Baptist 
Church, Trisha was an assistant 
Sunday School teacher and a youth 
advisor. Trisha said she wanted to go 
back to Africa and visit the friends 
she had made there. She planned to 
go to seminary after graduation and 
eventually to be an urban minister. 

Jennifer Latham 

Performing at her senior voice recital, Trisha dazzles 

the audience. 

Photo In/ Jennifer Latham 

Through Ville Crew and her church, Trisha devotes a 
lot of her time to children. 

Photo by Staff 

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With a comical smile, Amy has devoted her life to 

Photo In/ K.T. Harrell 

Staringwith Bill Spivey as the king, Amy captures the 
hearts ofher audience rvith an outstandingperformance. 

as the princess in "Once Upon A Mattress." 

Photo by Amy Mixon 


When the Samford University Theatre 
presented " Once Upon A Mattress" in the 
fall, Amy Mixon thoroughly entertained 
students as the character of Winnifred the 
Woe-Be-Gone. Amy said that was the first 
lead she had ever netted and it really 
made a difference in her life at Samford. 

Amy, a freshman from Pensacola, 
Florida, had not decided on a major, but 
was pursuing a minor in theatre and 
eventually planned to work with children 
in the ministry. She was a member of the 
Samford University Track Team and a 
sister of Alpha Delta Pi. 

Amy enjoyed dancing — specifically 
ballet — and wanted to continue with 
drama throughout her life. She said, "I 
just want to sing and dance and act." Amy 
planned to attend a mime, clown, and 
drama workshop in Brevard, North 
Carolina in the summer of 1992. Although 
she did not have a major during the school 
year, she focused on her ultimate goal: to 
found a Christian arts program for 
children. Amy said, "Coming from a very 
large family, I thought I would have been 
tired of kids by now, but I know God is 
calling me to work with children for the 
rest of my life." She felt that drama and 
the arts should have a greater importance 
in churches in the future because theatre 
can be used as a learning tool and can 
reach many children. 

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Moore, Dwayne SR; Orlando, FL MGMT 
Morris, Shannon SO; Florence. AL BLISN 
Moussakhani, Phillip SR; Stone Mnt, GA COMM 
Mown/, Sarali JR; Birmingham, AL NURS 
Monte, Matthew FR; Marietta, GA BIOL 
Mullen, Rick SR; Bessemer, AL PE/ENGL 

Mullis, Rachael SO; Silver Creek, G A BUSN 
Myatt, Beth SR; Chattanooga, TN IMC 
Myers, Marley SO; Birmingham, AL LINDE 
Naccarato, Carrie SO; Lilburn, GA PSYC 
Neill, Stephanie SR; Brentwood, TN MGMT 
Nelson, Katherine JR; Birmingham, AL PHAR 
Newell, Pamela FR; Red Bay, AL PLAW 

Newman, Mark SR; Chattanooga, TN ACCT 
Newsome, Kelly SR; Birmingham, AL FINA 
Nipper, Neil B. SO; Birmingham, AL PMED 
Norton, Moni FR; Maple Falls, WA SOCI 
Norville, Jennifer SR; Jackson, TN IDES/ART 
Nowell, Sean A. FR; Birmingham, AL MUSC 
Oliphant, Lisa SO; West Palm Bch., FL JMC 

Olivastro, Rich FR; Farmington, CT COMM 
Oliver, Gia FR; Fort Lauderdale, FL EDUC 
O'Neal, Nanette FR; Birmingham. AL PHAR 
Ornm, Gustarus A. Ill FR; EuFaula, AL UNDE 
Osborne, Kim FR; Memphis, TN PHAR 
Owen, Laura SO; Jackson, MS NURS 
Pace, Kevin A. JR; Birmingham, AL BIOL/PSYC 

Packer, Brister SO; Mobile, AL PLAW 
Pagan, Alicia SR; West Palm Bch.. FL MGMT 
Palmer, Charissa SO; Birmingham, AL PHAR 
Parham, Kristi FR; Tupelo, MS PHAR 
Parker, Katie FR; Chinhoyi, ZIMBABWE BIOL 
Parker, Roderick JR; Birmingham, AL ADMN 
Parnaby, Gary FR; Roswell, GA PSYC 

Parsley, Beth JR; Nashville, TN PHAR 
Payne, Todd SR; Birmingham, AL ADMN 
Peacock, Leslie JR; Richmond, VA JMC 
Pender, Michelle SO; Garden City, Al ELED 
Peppers, Lenora SR; dimming, GA HIST/GER 
Phelps, Kathy SR; Norcross, GA PHAR 
Phillips, Kate SO; Birmingham, AL JMC 

Pickett, Sarah FR; Ft. Lauderdale. FL EDUC 
Pierce, Angie SO; Birmingham. AL COMM 
Pigue, Kim FR; Brentwood, TN ACCT 
Pirkle, Genu FR; Savannah, GA UNDE 
Pollard, Cara SO; Louisville, KY EDUC 
Pledger, Wynde SR; Franklin, TN NURS 
Plummet; Deanna Lt/nn SR; Franklin, TN ACCT 

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Preston, Jason D. FR; Orlando. 1 L BIOL 
Preuitt, Mike JR; Addison, AL PHAR 
Price, Erin SR; Birmingham, AL PHED 
Price, Jonathan L. SR; Bradenton, FL RELG 
Primus, David Jr. SR; Birmingham, AL BUSN 
Pu^h, Deborah FR; Tallahassee, FL ENGN 
Rader, Greg SR; Shawnee, OK MATH 

Rainer, Ryan FR; Decatur, AL SPMD 
Rankin, JanaM. JR; Baton Rouge LA SCAT 
Rafter, Susan FR; Tullahoma, TN NURS 
Ray, Emily FR; Pratville, AL BIOL 
Raymer, John FR; Tampa. FL RELG 
Reagan, Vicki JR; Montgomery, AL PHAR 
Reaves, Amy FR; Miami, FL BUSN 

Rcdmon, Ann SR: Wadley, AL MKTG 
Redmon, Ellen SO; Wadley, AL GDES 
Reid, Leigh Ann FR; Oak Ridge, TN SOCI 
Rhodes, James JR; Rome, GA COSC 
Ridenour, Amy SR; Birmingham, AL ELED 
Riley, Dwmas SO; Atlanta, GA REED 
Roberts, Jeff SR; Knoxville, TN FIN A 

Roberts, Kathryn FR; West Point, GA GDES 
Roberts, Michael SO; Birmingham, AL PHIL 
Robertson, Kimbcrly JR; Millport, AL PHAR 
Robinson, Stefanie FR; Birmingham, AL JMC 
Rogers, Kelly JR; Morris, AL IREL 
Roper, J.C. SR; Birmingham, AL PADM/POSC 
Rose, Bart FR; Birmingham, AL LINDE 

Ross, Kenyon JR; Orlando, FL PREL 
Rossby, Karin SR; Alexandria, LA JMC 
Roth, Constance SR5; Birmingham, AL ELED 
Saade.Salam FR: Mobile, AL FLAW 
Saenz, Rossana SR; Nashville, TN MKTG 
St. John, Michelle JR; Gardendale, AL IREL 
Sams, Aim/ FR; Germantown, TN PHAR 

Sanders, Ami) JR: Hot Springs Village AR PHAR 
Sanders, Ollie JR; Centre. AL SOCI 
Saunders, Jennifer FR; Rome. GA UNDE 
Sawyer, Kendra FR; Birmingham. AL FLAW 
Sawyer, Stephen SR; Mars Hill, NC MGMT 
sane, Lisa FR; Pinson, AL NURS 
Saysombath, Say JR; Montgomery, AL GDES 

Scarbough, Vaiaria IR: TllSCUmbia, AL PHAR 
Schinman, Michelle JR; Ponchatoula, LA MLIED 
Schlapkol, Mike JR; Lighthouse PL, FL PSYC 
Schooley, Angela JR; Birmingham, AL PSYC 
Schrape, Amy FR: Brentwood, TN MGMT 
Schumann, Kari FR; Atlanta, GA FLAW 
Scott, DeAnn SR; Vestavia, AL NURS 

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LIVE On The 

On a Saturday afternoon, Samford 
students could hear the cool voice of Liz 
Black floating over the airwaves of our 
own WVSU radio station. "Liz Black" is 
the name Betsy Sawyers used on her radio 
shows. Betsy, a junior from Birmingham, 
Alabama, was a journalism/mass 
communications major with an emphasis 
on broadcasting. 

In 1992 Betsy had worked at the campus 
radio station for almost a year and a half. 
She worked as a disc jockey with her own 
80's Rock Show on Saturdays. Betsy said 
she enjoyed that rock show the most 
because she used recordings from her own 
private collection. Betsy also tried to get 
her listeners involved. She sometimes 
played different versions of the same song 
and asked her audience to call in and vote 
on which they liked better. She also asked 
for requests and did a special Title Tracks 
Show every once in a while. 

Although a visual impairment might 
slow down the average student, nothing 
could stop Betsy! She amassed a 
cumulative GPA of 3.5, enrolled in all 
journalism classes this year except for one 
Spanish class. After graduation in 1993, 
Betsy planned to go into the field of 
production. She said she was sure she 
would start out as a DJ, but would 
eventually like to have her own "Call-In 
Talk Show." 

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Making a dedication, Bctsy-AKA "Liz Black"— rules 
the soundboard as well as the air waves. 

Photo by Jennifer Latham 

Taking timeout whileplayinga time, Betsy talks about 
her job. 

Photo B\i Jennifer Latham 

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_ _ A Crowned 


As a piano performance major from 
Jasper, Alabama, Leigh Sherer was truly 
an outstanding freshman. Under the 
instruction of Dr. Betty Sue Shepherd, 
Leigh pursued her piano major while also 
working on a minor in voice under the 
instruction of Mrs. Eleanor Ousley. 

As a freshman, Leigh made many 
achievements, including being the first 
recipient of the Miller-Shepherd Music 
Scholarship. She was also a Concerto Aria 
finalist and had competed in the Alabama 
Federation of Music Clubs and the 
Birmingham Music Club scholarship 
auditions. Leigh also performed a 
freshman piano recital, which was not a 

Aside from practicing an average of 
three hours a day, Leigh also had time for 
other activities. A sister of Alpha Delta Pi, 
she was crowned as the new Miss Samford 
this vear. She also enjoyed walking and 
traveling in her spare time. 

After receiving her Bachelor of Music 
in piano performance, Leigh intended to 
graduate with a master's degree in music 
education after an additional year of 
school, to become a teacher. 

Jennifer Latham 

On her way to practice, Leigh pauses for a quick snap 

Photo by Mark Mantooth 

After her crowning, Leigh poses with former piano 
teacher, Patty Kirkley, and present teacher, Dr. Betty 
Sue Shepherd. 

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Scott, Emily JR.; Birmingham, AL MATH 
Searcy, Ed JR; Enterprise, AL ACCT 
Self, Meredith FR; Birmingham, AL PHAR 
Shamsey, John FR; Sarasota, FF UNDE 
Sharpton, Valerie FR; Cullman, AL ELED 
Sheffield, Debbie FR; Panama City, FL IMC 
Shelburne, Jodi FR; Knoxville, TN EXSC 

Sheppard, Tre SR; Birmingham, AL ENGL 
Shiell, Bill SOPH; Birmingham, AL RELG 
Cn/sti/ Shoemaker JR; Birmingham, AL ELED/ECE 
Shuck, Elizabeth JR; Cleveland, FN POLS 
Siler, Lelia SR; knoxville, TN ECE 
Simmons, Penny FR: Sulligent, AL OPTM 
Simmons, Rebecca FR; Norcross, GA PSYC 

Sims, Betsy FR; Hunstville, AL COSC 
Skeldon, Kimberly FR; Tampa, FL PLAW/HIST 
Skidmore, Lance FR; Bradenton, FL UNDE 
Skipworth, Donna SOPH; Florence, AL PADM 
Slate, Amy FR; Decatur, AL IREL 
Smedley, Dean SR; Orange Park, FL HREL 
Smith, Catherine FR; Birmingham. AL PPRM 

Smith, Christine SOPH; West Lafayette, IN MGMT 
Smith, Christy FR; Lanett, AL UNDE 
Smith, Darrell FR; Montgomery. AL MLIED 
Smith, Kimberly FR; West Lafayette, IN MGMT 
Smith, Mania JR; Cape Coral, FL ELED 
Smith, Merritt JR; Carrollton, GA ACCT 
Smith, Rebecca FR; Birmingham, AL ACCT 

Smith, Tammi JR; Jacksonville, FL EDUC 
Speights, Jennifer SOPH; LaPlace, LA HIST 
Spillman, Sharna SR; Howling Green, KY ACCT 
Spivey,Mike FR; Hartselle, AL MATH 
Springfield, Tara JR; Boaz, AL BUSN 
Stagg,Lisa JR; Huntsville, AL ELED 
Stanford, Beth SR; Greenville, SC ENGL/SOCl 

Steinebronn, Stephanie FR; Winter Springs, FL UNDE 
Stokes, Alisa JR; Vancouver. WA INDE 
Stokes, Curt FR; Vancover, WA BUSN 
Strawbridge, Wince FR; Birmingham. AL HIST 
Stubbs, Karen JR; Wetumpka, AL PHAR 
Styres, Jeffrey SR; Talladega, AL MGMT/BUS\ 
Sullivan, Adrienne SOPH; Lewisburg IX PHAR 

Summers, Chad FR; Trussville M UNDl 
Sutter, Stephanie FR; Cullman. M UNDl 
Swearngin, Connie FR; Atlanta, GA PLAW 
Sweet, Luchrysta FR; Lakeland, FL JMC 
Swindell, David FR Decatw Al BUSN/PLAW 
Tangle, Bea FR; Birmingham. AL NURS 
lams, Dawn JR; Gordo, AL ELED 

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Tate, Scott SR; Mentone, AL PHED 
Taylor, Mary Ann SOPH; Ends, TN SCAT 
Tedford, feannie SR; Birmingham, AL ECE/ELED 
Teramo, Lisa SR; Cooper City, FL ECE 
Tester, Elizabeth SR; Lilburn, GA FMER 
Tester, Teresa SOPH; Birmingham, AL LINDE 
Thomas, Brooke FR; Marietta, GA UNDE 

Thomas, Henry jR; Naples, FL MKTG/PADM 
Tliomas, Karen SR; Mobile, AL FIN/MGMT 
Thomas, Sara SR; Venice, FL NURS 
Thompson, Brian FR; Tallahassee, FL PLAW 
Thompson, Melody SR; Birmingham, AL PHAR 
Thorn, Jennifer JR; Lakeland, FL ECE 
Thornbrough, Ken FR; Adairsville, GA UNDE 

Tillman, Jase JR; Nashville, TN GRDE 
Timbes, Marcia JR; New Albany, MS PLGL 
Tinnerman, Amy SR; Birmingham, AL BlOG 
Tisdale,Gina JR; Andalusia, AL ECE/ELED 
Tisdale, Laurie JR; Bai/minette , AL ECE 
Tolbert, Kevin FR; Mobile, AL PHAR 
Tollison, Katherine FR; Marietta, GA MGMT 

Tolson, Christin FR; Orlando, FL EDUC 
Townsend, Tiffany JR; Gainesville, GA JMC 
Triplett, Tiffany FR; Pearl, MS SCAT 
Tripp, Shelli SR; Birmingham, AL ELED 
Trotter, Doug SR; Nashville, TN SOSC 
Tiuente, Mike FR; Decatur, AL PSYC 
Tyree,Marta SR; Carrollton, GA IREL 

Ugrin, Marette FR; Orlando, FL UNDE 
Undenvood, Ande SR; Tallassee, AL PSYC 
Usry, Cindy SR; Pleasant Grove, AL NURS 
Van Voorhis, Elizabeth FR; Greenville, SC UNDE 
Vaughn, David SR; Tuscaloosa, AL GEST 
Verchot, Kristy FR; Hueytown, AL UNDE 
Vinson, Amber FR; Collierville, TN PHAR 

Visram, Rahim FR; Gardendale, AL BUSN 
Watte, Polly SR; Dayton, OH IBUS 
Walden, Julie SOPH; Russellville, KY GRDE 
Walker, Craig SR; Hueytown, AL PHED 
Walker, Sandra SR; Prattville, AL MUED 
Wall, Carolyn SR; Birmingham, AL FAMD 
Waller, David FR; Ocala, FL MUSC 

Wallis, Jason FR; Riveroale, GA MUSC 
Walter, Shannon FR; Decatur, AL MGMT 
Washington, Steven SOPH; Sumiton, AL COSC 
Watkins, Mark FR; Germantown, TN RELG 
Watkins, Joey SR; Homewood,AL BUSN 
Waters, Brian SR; Anderson, SC SOCl 
Watson, Lorna FR; Lithia Springs, GA UNDE 

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Fluently Outspoken Individual 


In a world fast becoming a global 
village, learning a second language was 
growing increasingly important. Tim 
Smith had undertaken five: Spanish, 
French, Chinese, German, and Japanese. 
Fluent in French and Spanish, he was 
often mistaken for a native. When 
speaking with a French or Spanish national 
who was visiting America, Tim was often 
asked, "How long have you been in 

"It's fun to go to Europe and make out 
like you can't speak the language and 
listen to them dog you," Tim said. "It's a 

Tim discovered he had a proficiency 
for languages in high school when he took 
a church trip to South America. "I just 
picked things up really easily," he said. 

He graduated from high school in 
France, where he clepped 28 hours and 
began Samford as a sophomore. Now 
majoring in international business, French 
and Spanish, Tim intends to continue his 
study of international business at 
Thunderbird in Glendale, Arizona. "It's 
really a cool place," Tim said. "About 
eighty percent of the student body speaks 
three languages fluently." 

Tim was enthusiastic about cultural 
enrichment. "Everyone should have at 
least a limited scope of ability and an 
aptitude for a foreign language. Samford 
is making a global approach to things," he 

In attempting to explain his 
proficiency for foreign languages, Tim 
said, "I don't forget it — it just hangs 
in my head. Every thing comes easily 
as far as languages go ... . Some 
people have athletic gifts or gifts for 
music. Everybody has their own gift. 
I'm just thankful." 

Lynn Waldrep 

Finding free time is difficult, but when he docs, Tim 
enjoys rending outdoors. 

Photo /h/ Martina Zukoski 

Spending mam/ hours in the language lab as an 
instructor, Tim helps students better their 
understanding of the languages. 

Photo by Martina Zukoski 

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with a unique 

Throughallhis hard work, Jasonproduces outstanding 

artwork that is in high demand. 

Photo by Crai<t Hyde 

designer at Disney or to 
work on his own comic book, Jason Wood's future goals 
seemed to many other students just a dream. His interests 
in art stemmed from his childhood when cartoons had the 
most influence on his life. He would watch these cartoons 
with great detail and then try to recapture the characters 
by drawing. As he matured, he found another outlet for 
his artistic abilities by sitting in class sketching in notebooks. 

Discovering Samford University through a computer 
search program two years ago, Jason made many 
contributions to this campus by the use of his illustrations 
on banners, posters, T-shirts, and fliers. "I use my abilities 
in art to help others clearly communicate their ideas," he 
said. While in college, he wanted to refine his style of 
illustration and cartooning, which he had been developing, 
and tried to put it to a practical use. Jason stated, "Hopefully, 
some of these efforts will give me a foothold in one of the 
areas that I'm interested in." 

When asked, "How does being an art major differ from 
other majors?" Jason replied, "The main difference is in the 
work type and load. We don't really have tests; instead, 
our grades are based on projects. And you can't 'wing' a 
project like you can a test." 

Most of his influences were outside the classroom and 
in the professional realm. Jim Lee, Masamune Shirow, 
Walt Disney, and director James Cameron made an impact 
on his style and creativity. A twenty-year-old sophomore, 
Jason had a few more years to complete his degree in 
graphic design and accumulate works for his portfolio. 

Craig Hyde 

/ v eiving advice from his instructor, Jason works on 
redesigning an ad for shoes. 

Photo by Craig I hide 

2 4 Feature 

Weatherspoon, Cltris FR; Americus, GA NURS 
Weaver, Tun- IV SOPH; Pensacola, FL ACCT 
Wells, Kyla FR;Kansas City Alt' UNDE 
Wells, Bretton SOPH; St. Petersburg, FL BUSN 
Westberry, Jennifer FR; Miami, FL UNDE 
Westberry, Karyn SOPH; Miami, FL SOCI 

Westbrook, Ashley SO; Raleigh, NC COMM 
White, Carta JR; Uniontovm, AL PHAR 
Wliite, Geoffrey G. SO; Rome, GA BIOL 
Whitelaw, Robert FR; Chattanooga, TN ENGN 
Whitney, Laura JR; Jefferson City, TN SPMD 
Whitney, Peter Jr. FR; West Palm Bch., FL EDLIC 

Wilgus, Deborah JR; Winter Park, FL PADM/SOCI 
Williams, Brian FR; Farmington Hills, Ml BUSN 
Williams, Chere SO; Cleveland, AL MGMT 
Williams, Dceya SO; Birmingham, AL GRDE 
Williams, Kim FR; Winston-Salem, NC JMC 
Williams, Peter FR; Birmingham, AL MUSC 

Williams, Rebekah SO; Rome, GA NURS 
Williamson, Melissa FR; Mobile, AL ENGL 
Williamson, Peg FR; Leakesville, MS ANTH 
Williamson, Sharon SR; Birmingham, AL ELED 
Willingham, Lee Anne JR; Hendersonville, TN PHAR 
Wilson, Heidi FR; Mobile. AL UNDE 

Wise, Jennie FR; Winter Springs. FL FLAW 
Wise, Jill FR; Winter Springs, FL UNDE 
Witt, Carol L. ]R; Birmingham, AL PHAR 
Wood, Dong SO;Cedartown,AL MUSC 
Woosley, Lee Ann SR; Huntsville, AL HIST/POLS 
Worrill, Marlen FR; East Point, G A PSYC 

Wright, Gary D. FR; Trussville, AL RELG 
Wright, Sandy SR; Birmingham. AL SCAT 
Yates, Amy SR; Lilburn, GA ELED 
Yates, Rida J R; Jackson, MS ART ED 
Yeager, Allison FR; Hoover, AL UNDE 

Yohannes, Saba SR; Birmingham, AL CHEM 
Young, David JR; Birmingham, AL POLS 
Young, Terence SR; Millry, AL MKTG 
Zicgler, joe FR: Decatur, AL UNDE 
Zito, Stephanie FR; Cape Coral, FL UNDE 

People 2 5 

The People In Your Neighborhood 

Crossing the campus from Beeson 
Woods to the football practice field, 
students could be found rushing to 
class, studying at the last minute for a 
quiz, going to convo, sunbathing on 
the quad, or taking a power nap 
anywhere they could find an empty 
space to lie down. Whether in social 
or religious organizations, students 
were involved in many aspects of 
university life. 

Besides the usual bustle of campus 
activity that kept many students in a 
flurry, many participated in 
community service projects like Inner 
City Missions in South Elyton, the 
Adopt-A-Mile program, or the Big 
Brother support ministry. Although 

it mav not have been true, it seemed 
Samford students were involved in 
the community as much as they were 
involved on campus. And, their 
concern for commmunity problems 
exceeded people's expectations. 

Although there was a frenzy of 
activity most of the time, students 
still squeezed in a few moments of 
relaxation. From goofing off at Spring 
Fling to jumping around in a 
moonwalk at Stress Relief Week 
following the infamous "Stomp 
Scream," students found well 
deserved serenity in a leisurely stroll 
through the quad or the favorite 
college pastime — sleeping! 

Student, await the beginning of convocation at the Participating in the SG A' s annual Spring Fling r M 
chapel at 10 a.m. sharp. l° nes models a stunning 60's dress for the flashback 

Photo by Martina Zukoski fashion show. Photo by K T Harrell 

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Daydreaming was a favorite pastime of all students, even in organizational meetings, but 
especially during early morning classes. Photo by Brett Wells 




\hcther for intense studying or leisurely reading, books were a big part of every Samford student's daily life as 
\hown by Cam Pollard. Photo by Martina Zukoski 

People 207 

208 Division Page 

If you 
have knowledge, let 
others light their 
candles by it. 

- Margaret Fuller 

Sitting on the quad, students enjoy the cool afternoon 
breezes for a perfect studying environment. 

Photo by Scott Goodwin 

Academics 209 

dministering Progress 

After being inaugurated into office 
on November 9, 1983, Dr. Thomas E. 
Corts faced many decisions. Some 
proved to be more difficult than 
others, like whether or not to develop 
the land across Lakeshore Boulevard 
into a $1 50 million office project. Some 
decisions were easier to make, like 
establishing the London Study 
Centre, where several students each 
semester go to take classes and travel 
with a faculty member. 

As president of Alabama's largest 
privately supported institution of 
higher learning, several changes have 
occurred since Corts' arrival. From 
the time he arrived to now, he has 
increased the endowment fund, 
developed a campus beautification 




With faculty and the student body in attendance, Dr. 

William Hull, provost, gives a speech at Honor* Day. 

Photo In/ Martina Zukoski 

project and carried out several 
renovation plans. Included in the 
renovations plans were the new 
apartment-like Beeson Woods. 

One of the breakthroughs of 
President Corts' years here at Samford 
was to re-establish the football 
program. He also planned the three- 
level multipurpose press box facility 
now sitting at Seibert Stadium. 

Corts graduated from 

Georgetown University. He received 
his master's and Ph.D. degrees from 
Indiana University. He is a member 
of Brookwood Baptist Church, and 
he and his wife, Maria, have three 
children. Tiffany Townsend 

Lecturer at Large 

Dr. Hull, who is a graduate of 
Samford University, has had a long 
career in higher education and in 
church work. After leaving Samford 
he attended the Southern Baptist 
Theological Seminarv in Louisville, 
Kentucky, where he earned both a 
master's and a doctorate degree. 

Upon his graduation from seminary 
he stayed on to serve Southern as c 
professor, as chairman of the New 
Testament department, as director o: 
graduate studies, as dean of the Schoo 
of Theology, and as Provost. In 198/ 
Dr. Hull took the position of Provos 
at Samford University. 

Dr. Hull has studied abroad anc 
has had the opportunity to speak irj 
many influential places in the Baptist 
communitv. His speaking career ha 
afforded him time on "The Baptis 
Hour," as well as on program 
sponsored by organizations like thd 
Baptist World Alliance. The prove 
also delivered the SBC Conventio 
sermon in 1982. 

AI(?rA' Mantooth 

Students Affairs 

Dr. Richard Franklin, a native o\ 
Anderson, South Carolina, has beer 
Samford's Vice President and Dear 
of Students since 1988. He receivec 

2 1 Academics 

Dr. Thomas Corts relate* the new* of Samford 
mniversity's selection to the "Best College Bin/*" list 
n Money Guide at Parents Weekend. 

Photo In/ staff 

lis bachelor's degree from Furman 
University, and then attended 
outhern Baptist Theological 
eminary in Louisville, Kentucky, 
where he earned his master's degree. 
He was awarded his doctorate from 
:he University of South Carolina. 

Active in many roles, the Dean 
las been a youth minister, has served 
n various student-personnel 
brofessional organizations, and 
nas been a consultant to private 
colleges in South Carolina and 

Mark Mantootli 

From Teacher to Counselor 

Martha Ann Cox, Dean of 
Academic Services, has served in 
various aspects of education. She 
attended Samford and received a 
bachelors in Elementary Education. 
After a summer at Jacksonville State, 
she enrolled in the University of 
Alabama to finish up her graduate 
work. She received an M.A. in Coun- 
seling and Guidance and an Advanced 
Diploma in Counseling Psychology. 

After teaching for a few years, she 
decided to move into a career that 
involved more of her training in 
counseling, leading her to the position 
of Director of Guidance and Student 

Activities at Baptist Medical Centers. 
For her first 18 years after her move to 
Samford, she held various positions 
in the Student Affairs Department. 
In 1984 she was named Vice President 
and Dean of Students, and in 1990 
she was named Dean of Academics. 
Many students found a friend in Dean 
Cox as she helped them decide on a 
major(she also served as the advisor 
for those with an undecided major) 
or tried to help them make sense of 
their schedules. Bonnie Siler 

Concentrating on the football game, Dr. ThomasCorts 
support* the Bulldogs in thestandsat JamesMadison 's 

stadium. _,, , T ,,, , 

I'lioto In/ Li/un Hnaaen 




T r a y 1 o r , 
Associate Dean 
of Students and 
Director of 
Student Affairs, 
has received a most unique education. 
After graduation from high school, 
he was enrolled in the Newport News 
Shipbuilding and Drv Dock Company 
Apprentice School, where, for three 
years, he studied as a draftsman's 
apprentice in a pre-engineering 
program. Within this program, he 
learned all areas of drafting technique 
in an industrial setting. 

Dean Richard Franklin relaxes tor a moment from his 
busy schedule. Photo In/ Tiffany Townsend 

Dr. Traylor attended Carson- 
Newman College in Jefferson City, 
Tennessee, where he received his 
Bachelor's degree in Psychology and 
a minor in Speech and Drama. 
Following his graduation, the Dean 
served for a year as minister of youth 
in a Dallas, Texas, church while 
working on his Master's in Religious 
Education, with a concentration in 
the Philosophy of Religion. 

In the years that followed, he 
moved on to North Carolina, where 
he served that state's Baptist 
convention in several ways. While in 
North Carolina, Dr. Traylor was a 
guest instructor at Mars Hill College 
and completed his Doctorate of 
Education in Adult and Community 
College Education. He came to 
Samford in 1985. 

Mark Mantootli 

Administration 2 1 1 









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onorable Tradition 

Samford University's annual 
Honor's Day celebration was held 
April 23, 1992, in the Leslie Stephen 
Wright Fine Arts Center. It was the 
fifth Honor's Day celebration of its 
kind to be observed by Samford 
University. In addition to recognizing 
students with high academic 
achievement, a series of scholarships 
in a wide range of campus activites 
were awarded. According to the 
programs distributed to parents and 
students who attended the ceremony, 
the purpose of the occasion was to 
"encourage high aspiration and well- 
rounded attainment in the pursuit of 

The ceremony began with a 
welcome by William E. Hull, Provost. 

/;/ his captivating speei h about the evolution o) words 
tiihlltiih;iiih;c, I h \ lurk Bti^ctt. I /<»/<>/•> Convocation 
speaker, also emphasized the effei tsoj the media world 
on sot iety today 

Photo I'u Martina Zukoski 

The welcome was followed by an 
invocation by Paul A. Basden, 
University Minister. Following the 
invocation was the address bv the 


Honors Convocation Speaker , John 
Mark Baggett, associate professor of 
English and Law. Dr. Baggett spoke 
on the importance of scholarship in 
today's vague and superficial media 

Then the business of recognizing 
students' academic achievements and 
awarding scholarships began. 
Among those given awards for 
outstanding achievement were 
Katherine M. Dobra, who received 
the Gail Hyle Memorial Award; Scott 
Douglas Utz, who received the John 
C. Pittman award; Lenora E. Peppers 
and Mitchell A. 
McCoy, who each 
received the Rufus 
W. Shelton 

Com m unit y 
Service Award; 
Ruth C. Duvall, 
who received the 
Hypatia Dup 
Award; Scott W. 
McCosh and Carla 
Renee Hyland, 
who each received 
the Luke 2:52 
Award; and Trisha 
Miller; who 

received the 

Service Award. 

Among those 
who received 
s c h o 1 a r s h i p 
awards were Paul 
Jason Bowles and 
Cynthia M. Jack- 
son, who received 

the Alpha Epsilon Delta Scholarship 
Award; Deanna Lynn Plummer, who 
received the Alpha Lambda Delta 
Scholarship Award; Lana E. Metcalf, 

who received the Hypatia Scholarship 
Award; Kelly Rogers, Michelle Laine 
St. John, and Kenneth Whitehouse, who 
each received the H. S. Truman 
Scholarship Award; Derek K. Hogan, 
who received the Phi Eta Sigma Award; 
and Lana E. Metcalf, Judy Kathryn 
Perkins, and Neal H. Hutchins, who 
each received the Phi Kappa Phi 

Special awards were given to John 
C. Brewer, who received the John R. 
Mott Award; and Tony Hale, who 
received the James M. Sizemore 

Jennifer A. Davis, incumbent 
president of the student body, gave 
the benediction closing the service. 

Lynn Waldrep 

2 1 2 Academics 

roadening Horizons 




Legacies" — which integrated art, 
music, history, geography, and 
English into one program. 

Besides the general curriculum, 
the program required students to 
participate in a "Service Learning 
Project." Designed as a study of one's 
self and an individual's 
responsibility, this successful 
project required the students to 
give ten hours of their time and 
service to agencies in Birmingham, 
such as Lakeshore Rehabilitation, 
Habitat for Humanity, and Elder 
Garten. After their service hours were 
complete, the students wrote papers 
reflecting on how the experience 
affected their lives. Many realized 
that most of the underprivileged 
people were much like them. Dr. 
Lane Powell, one of the professors 
helping with the program, said, "I 
hope we have raised social and 
civic consciousness in our 
students. I think programs like 
this will help our students to look 
into the twenty-first century." 

Bonnie Siler 

Dr. Lowell Vann tenches a Cornerstone curriculum Dr. Marilyn Allgood acted as the general coordinator 

course . Photo in/ Martina Zukoski of t he planning committees. Photo In/ M. Mantoo th 

Smiling happily, Ruth Duvall accepts the Hypatia Cup 

Award from Dr. William Hull at Honors Convocation. 
Photo In/ Martina Zukoski 

Throughout the year, 
Samfordites heard about a new 
program called the Cornerstone 
Curriculum. The Cornerstone 
Curriculum was a new pilot 
program which was an integrated, 
process-oriented learning. 

Dr. Rod Davis, Dean of Arts and 
Sciences, began the program, which 
involved 30 to 40 professors. These 
professors served on planning 
committees or actually taught some 
of the Cornerstone Curriculum. Dr. 
Marilyn Allgood served as a general 
coordinator of the planning 

During the fall of 1991, 75 
incoming freshmen participated in 
the program and judged it a success. 
They took courses such as 
"Dimensions of Personal 

Wholeness" — which covered 

psychology, sociology, religion, and 
physical education — and "Cultural 

Honors/Cornerstone 2 1 3 


ster of Honor: Who's Who 

Allen, Diane Felicia 

Birimingham, AL 

Christmas, Amy Elizabeth 

Evansville, IN 

Davidson, Mark Ellis 

Jackson, MS 

Drewry, Stacy Ann 

Dothan, AL 


Duvall, Ruth Catherine 

Kediri, Indonesia 


Ferguson, Dorothy Lucinda 

Dunwoody, GA 



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Frady, Jerry Luke 

Piedmont, AL 


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Gaston, Angela Lynn 

Mobile, AL 




Harris, Katherine Michelle 


Brentwood, TN 





Johnson, Carolyn Raquel 

Butler, AL 

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Leonard, Charles Frederick 



Sylacauga, AL 

Lethbridge, Laura Beth 

Sebring, FL 

McCoy, Mitchell Allen 

Germantown, TN 

Miller, Trisha 

Allentown, PA 

Newsome, Kelly Michelle 

Birmingham, AL 

Pagan, Alicia Donette 

W. Palm Beach, FL 


Peppers, Lenora Elizabeth 

dimming, GA 

Plummer, Deanna Lynn 

Franklin, TN 

Redmon, Nancy Ann 

Wadley, AL 

Ridenour, Amy Michelle 

Winter Park, FL 


2 1 4 Academics 

mong American Universities 

Roper, Jr., J. C. 

Birmingham, AL 

Spillman, Sharna Lynn 

Bowling Green, K\ 

Stanford, Elizabeth Ruth 

Greenville, SC 

Styres, Jeffery Alan 

raUadega, AL 



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Tedford, Carolyn Jean 

Decatur, AL 

Thomas, Sara Lu 

Venice, FL 

Trotter, James Douglas 

Brentwood, TN 


Other honorees not pict 
Tamara Downing, Tn 
Pierce, Bruce Powers, 
Angela Vineyard, Rio 

iied. David Ballenger, Christy Burkeen 
stn Finch, Amanda Halstead, Jennifer 
Mary Prugh, Christon Ray, Jana Reeves 
laid West, Alicia Whitt, Ronald Wood 

Marcia C 
Johnson, K 
, David Ro 
, and Krist 


a tin 
i Ya 

Amy Davidson, Dana Davis, Je 
Knox, Ly Lim, Sonja McDaniel, 

, Glenn Shepperd III, Scott Smith 


tson Davis, Tracy 
Memory Malone 
, Robbie Steele, K 

Dean, Catherine Deason, K 
y, Heather Meincke, Sula Pe 
mberly Thompson, Melanie 

itherina Dobra, 
nnington, Jason 
Toles, Scott Utz, 

lobal Communications 

With a global community becoming 
ever more evident in our daily lives, 
the Department of World LangLiages 
and Cultures is preparing students 
for careers at home and abroad. With 

a state-of-the- 
art audio and 
1 a n g u a g e 
and anadjacent 
c o m p u t e r 
center, which 
p r oxides 
soft w a r e 
programs in language areas and 
geography exercises, the language 
laboratory is one of the most 
sophisticated in the United States. 

Travel study abroad programs 
are available to Spain, Costa Rica, 
France, Germany, Austria, 
Switzerland, China, Portugal, Italy 
and Russia. Summer missions 
work is available for Spanish- 
speaking students through the Rio 
Grande River Ministry in Mexico 
or the Southern Baptist Foreign 
Mission Board in Spain and Latin 

Chinese, French, Spanish, German, 
Latin, Portuguese, Italian, Japanese, 
Swahili and Russian are among the 
languages offered at Samford 

An average of about 500 students 
are usually enrolled in a language at 
Samford University. Scholarships are 

available for juniors majoring in a 
foreign language, and internships are 
generally offered during the senior 

Li/mi Waldrep 

Dr. Thomas times is one of the French teachers in the 
Department of World Languages and Cultures. 

Who's Who/World Languages 2 1 5 

New Look At Statistics 

The introduction to Mary 
Hudson's math book, Practical 
Statistics for Quality and Process 
Control , includes a reference to W. 
Edward Deming, whom Mrs. Hudson 
credits with "changing her life." Just 
as Deming's philosophies have 
changed her ideas about statistics, 
she is changing the way statistics may 
be taught in the future. 

In the spring of 1992, freshmen 
participated in the Cornerstone 
program. Hudson, along with other 
team members, designed the purpose 
and goals they hoped to achieve with 
the new method of teaching statistics to 
students. The developers of the new 
course hoped it would break from the 
traditional way of teaching statistics. 
The new course would seek to teach 
problem solving and reasoning skills 
that would be used in the "real" work 
world by students once they had 
graduated from college. However, there 
was no textbook on the market for an 
introductory statistics course that met 
the requirements for which the 
committee members were looking, so 
it was decided Mrs. Husdon would 
write a new book. 

Hudson began writing the new 
book in the summer of 1991. In her 
new book she presented Lotus, case 

Many students find the study/tutorial room of Brooks 
Hall a quiet place to prepare for finals. 

Photo In/ Tiffany Townsend 

studies, brain-storming and writing as 
tools to teach statistics. Hudson slept 
on the floor of her office with only basic 
provisions for survival — a computer 
and shelves of statistics books to keep 
her company. The book was finally 

completed in January. The book was 
sent to Tennessee to be critiqued and 
rushed to the printer to be ready wher 
students returned at the end of the 

The course was a challenge to the 
teacher as well as the students because 
of its experimental nature, but the 
results were satisfying to both, 
Sam ford had broken new ground by 
being the first and only school in the 
South to have incorporated the 
Deming method into education, but 
if the program continues to be a 
success, the methods that Hudson 
experimented with to teach students 
in the new Cornerstone statistics class 
may soon be used by professors in 
schools throughout the nation. 

Jennifer Strickland 

Sitting at her desk, Warv Hudson works on the latest 
papers trow her statistics class. 

Photo by Tiffany Townsend 

2 1 6 

Biological Community 

Man With a Past 

Students recognized that Dr. 
Ronald L. Jenkins, Professor of 
Biology, was a man with a past. He 
did not mind admitting he made a 
"D" in spelling in the third grade. 

Born in Decatur, Georgia, back 
when it wasn't part of Atlanta, he 
attended Decatur High School. 

Dr. Jenkins had received a B.S. 
from Carson Newman, a small college 
in Tennessee. He then received a Ph. 
D. from Auburn University. He 
landed his first teaching job at another 
small Baptist school, Louisiana 
College, where he taught for two 
years. Since he couldn't earn much 
money in teaching, he found his way 
into research. In fact, he came to 
Birmingham and worked for several 
years at UAB as a researcher for the 
diabetes hospital. 

Known for his work with the H onors 
Program and his basketball games with 
Dr. Mark Baggett, Dr. Larry Davenport 
was one professor on campus who had 
a close relationship with the student 

Because of his outstanding 
reputation with students and his 
personal involvement with them, he 
was the recipient of the 1991 John H. 
Buchanan Award for Excellence in 
Classroom Teaching. Graduating 
seniors had voted on this award the 
previous spring, and the honoree was 
recognized before the student body 
at the first convocation in the fall. 
Davenport received a silver tray and 
a $1000 cash prize for his 

"Dr. D.", whose specialty is the 
rare Cahaba lily, came to Samford in 
1985 and held a bachelor's degree in 
botanv from Miami University and 

master's and 
degrees in 
biology from 
the Uni- 
versity of 

the biology 
one of his 
main concerns was to get students 
involved in environ-mental 
awareness activities. He also 
worked with the honors students 
at Samford and taught an Honors 
Seminar each fall with a professor 
from another realm of academics. 
Included in his job description 
were cookouts, campouts and 
excursions to the Shakespeare 
Festival in Montgomery. Tiffany 

Always the teacher, Dr. Jenkins 
came to Samford to teach the 
Governor's School for two years. 
When the government started 
tightening research dollars, Samford 
offered Dr. Jenkins a job. He accepted 
it and the rest was history. 

Dr. Jenkins's past, present and 
future were a series of interesting 
adventures. For fun, Dr. Jenkins and 
his family planned trips to 
Pennsylvania and Amelia Island the 
next summer. Now that his kids, 
ages 6 and 3, were old enough to 
enjoy summer trips, they were able to 
break a way from the short excursions 
they used to enjoy. Dr. Jenkins also 
enjoyed the company of the family 
dog, "an Ole Yeller dog, just like the 

Susan Cowart 

Home oj biology, botany, zoology and microbiology, 
Thomas D. Russell Hall is filled with labs, an electron 
microscope, and two greenhouses. 

Photo by Brian Dunn 

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riting is Fundamental 

Who would ever have thought 
that you would be writing reports in 
statistics class or essays in physics? 
Not many students had ever thought 
about this situation until Dr. David 
Chapman came to Samford. In 1990, 
the university asked Dr. Chapman to 
come and direct the Writing Across 
the Curriculum program as well as to 
teach various English courses. 

When he arrived at Samford the 
only writing programs that were in 
use were the writing proficiency exam 
and the requirement to take 2 "W" 
("Writing") courses. Consequently, 
Dr. Chapman took what had already 
been established and began making 
new plans. 

One of the first programs he 
implemented was a faculty seminar 
he started in the Spring of '91, which 
has continued to meet every semester. 
The seminar began with a clear 
purpose: to inform teachers of ways 
to use writing in their courses. They 
considered not necessarily the 
traditional methods such as essay 
exams or term papers, but rather the 
use of writing as a way of learning 
and not just a method of evaluation. 
Dr. Chapman gave participants in 
the seminar a manual composed of 
articles on Writing Across the 
Curriculum. They developed writing 
assignments, evaluated student's 
papers, and discussed specific writing 
assignments that could be useful for 
their courses. 

Dr. Chapman said, "I have been 
very pleased with the direction the 
program is taking. The faculty has 
been very cooperative and innovative. 
They have shown dedication, and that 

Planning the Writing Across the Curriculum program, 
Dr. David Chapman works with a stack of papers. 

Photo by Mark Mantooth 

is what it takes for this kind of 
program to be beneficial." 

When asked why he thought such 

a program was so important, Dr. 

Chapman told of a study that was 

directed at Harvard University on 

students' ability to write. This study 

showed that seniors had more trouble 

than freshmen. Therefore, Dr. 

Chapman's goal for the Writing 

Across the Curriculum program at 

Samford was that students would 

continue to write throughout college, 

improving their abilities to 

communicate in the future. 

Bonnie Siler 

A smiling Dr. Margaret Brodnax welcomes students 
to her office in the English department after returning 
from a recent sabbatical. 

Photo by Tiffany Townsend 

2 1 8 Academics 

and Coming 

Fast-paced and competitive, the journalism curriculum 
reflects the hard work of Dr. Jon Clemmensen. 

Photo In/ Brian Dunn 

Samford's Journalism/Mass 

Communications Department is 

continually growing and changing 

with the world of mass media, 

preparing students for a competitive 

and fast-paced future. 

Among Samford's mass media are 

the Samford Crimson , which provides 

experience in newspaper writing, 

editing, photography, and design; the 

Entre Nous , which offers experience 

in yearbook writing, design, layout 

and photography; FM 91, WVSU, 

which helps students produce 

programs and on-air announcements; 

and BellTower Productions, an on- 

campus production facility which 

provides experience for students 

interested in electronic journalism. 

Dr. Jon Clemmensen came to 

Samford to pioneer the Journalism/ 

Mass Communications Department. 

Dr. Donald Avery came to assist 

Clemmensen in the fields of 

advertising and public relations. 

Through Dr. Avery's leadership, the 

Ads Club has been able to compete in 

a national advertising contest for the 

past two years. In 1992, they entered 

their ad for a college Visa card in a 

regional contest. 

This year, Dr. Dennis Jones was 

added to the Journalism/Mass 

Communications Department roster. 

He was drafted form Radford College 

to come to Samford, where he is now 

the head of the print track in the 

Journalism /Mass Communications 


Tiffany Townsend & Lynn Waldrep 

Senior Kathie Dobra seeks advice on her journalism 
courses from Dr. Dennis Jones. 

Plioto lm Brian Dunn 

English/JMC 21 9 

Among the events sponsored by 
Samford University's Sesqui- 
centennial, students found the three- 
day Celebration of the South the most 
informative and culturally rich. 

An itinerary which included 
prominent leaders: William Winter, 
former Mississippi governor; Ben 
Erdreich, Alabama Congressman; 
Cynthia Tucker, Alabama Constitution 
editorials editor; Rheta Grimsley 
Johnson, synd ica ted columnist ; Spencer 
T. Bachus III, Alabama Republican 
Party chairman; Donald Ratajczak, 
director of the Economic Forecasting 
Center at Georgia State University; 
and Wayne Flynt, Auburn University 
professor and author, dominated 
Monday's events. A southern drama 
based on pioneer womanhood, "The 
Quilters," played at Harrison Theatre. 

Tuesday's events began with an 
address from Howell Raines, New 
York Times editor, followed by Bill 
Ferris, director of the Center for the 
Study of Southern Culture at the 
University of Mississippi. 

La ter,readingsweregivenby Elizabeth 
Dewberry Vaughn, Samford writer-in- 
residence, Vicki Covington and Tina 
McElroy Ansa. This group was joined by 
Helen Lewis for a forum on "Women's 
Voices in Southern Writing," following 
the reading in Reid Chapel. 
The day's grand finale was an address 
by Fannie Flagg, author of Fried Green 
Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe . 

To round out the events of 
Celebration of the South, prominent 
local speakers addressed theological 
topics on Wednesday. John Porter, 
Bill Leonard, Helen Lewis, David 
Edwin, and Clyde Crews were all 
part of a religious identity forum. 

Celebration of the South events 
concluded with an Alabama Baptist 
luncheon address by religion 
professor Bill Leonard., ,., ,, 

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Deep in thought, Dr. Mark Baggett makes decisions in 
planning Celebration of the South. 

Photo In/ Tiffany Townsend 

Hamilton's Lifestyle 


Hamilton, an 


Professor of 

History at 

S a m f o r d 

University, obtained her B. A. from 

Judson College, and graduated from 

the University of Georgia with a 

master's degree in history. She began 

her teaching career at Samford in 1960. 

Mrs. Hamilton was a member of 

Phi Kappa Phi, a national scholastic 

honor society; Phi Alpha Theta, an 

international history honor society; 

and Pi Delta Phi, a national education 

honor society. 

Among her favorite subjects were 

historical personalities, gardens, 

holidays, and espionage. 

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Professor of history, Dr. James Brown, explains the 
meaning oj oi tifat fs in his office. 

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A goal of many business majors at 
Samford was to be self-employed, 
the attractive alternative to working 
for someone else. The business school 
even presented a special week of 
programs and activities designated 
Entrepreneurship Week. Speakers 
were invited to speak to offer the 
future entrepreneurs of Samford ideas 
and pointers on starting their own 
businesses. Some students didn't wait 
for graduation. They started their own 
businesses when they saw a need in the 
Samford community. 

Kenyon Ross, a junior at Samford, 
isa journalism/mass communications 
and general business major. In the fall 
of 1991 he decided to start "Kenyon's 
Dry Cleaning," a pick-up and delivery 
service for students. 

Ross said /'It has been a wonderful 
experience to own and operate a small 

Making his first transaction of the day, Kenyon Ross 
delivers Rob Allman's clothes safe and sound while 
Ami Phillips figures up the change. 

Photo In/ Martina Zukoski 

Reliable Transfer 
and Storage Co. 

operation like this." 

On being an entrepreneur, he 
commented, "Don't just do it. Weigh 
the cost of time with the essentials of 
operating a business. Then you will 
need to 'Just do it!'" 

Another service that became 
available on campus was the Reliable 
Transfer and Storage Co. Started by 
Larry McFarlin, Ande Underwood, 
Allen Espy, and Tony Derriso, the 
company provided students with a 
convenient way to store items from 
their rooms for the summer. A big 
plus on the campus, this operation 
provided a service much needed for 
students with small cars and cluttered 


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Busy at work, Shirley Schooley, associate dean of the 
School of Business, studies a student's application. 
Photo lm Tiffany Tozvnsend 

Behind a stack of student folders in the internship 
offti e, 1 xperimental Education Specialist Carrie Pearce 

counsels a student. Photo by Tiffany Tozvnsend 

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amily Foundations 

Located between the University 
Center and the School of Nursing, the 
Family and Consumer Education 
Department resided in a suite of 
offices and classrooms in the 
education building. Students could 
see a hubub of activity there, as FCE 
majors ran in and out of the building 
near Pittman Circle. Dr. Lane Powell, 
chair of the Family and Consumer 
Education Department, was 
extremely enthusiastic about the 
changes that began to take place in 
her department. 

One of the biggest additions was a 
new major, Human Development and 
Family Studies. While the department 
still offered the traditional majors, 
Home Economics and Nutrition, this 
new one focused on current crises in 
society. This was a much needed 
change because of today's problems. 
Whether teen suicide, drugs, or some 
other social crisis, the problem usually 
relates to the family. 

Dr. Powell said, "When families 
are strong, we see a significant 
reduction in these problems. We are 
finally realizing that families need 

Within this new major, some of 
the new courses offered were "Family 
Dynamics and Interaction," " Family 
Life Education," and "Theology and 
Human Sexuality." 

The response to the program was 
very successful; the admissions office 
had numerous calls from prospective 
students looking for such a program. 
It was exciting to see students 
interested in improving the family, 
the foundation of society. 

Bonnie Siler 

Improvingfamily relationships is an important precept 
taught by Dr. lane Powell. 

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Cutting out a dress, Carol Christian handles pattern 

pieces like a pro-designer. 

Photo by Criag Hi/dc 

Graphic design major Brian "Mo" Moore checks his 
facts at the early childhood development office. 

Photo In/ Craig Hyde 

Lamination is essential to keeping usable teaching 
materials fresh. Students laminate in pairs in this 
education workroom. Photo In/ Craig Hyde 

A busy woman, Dr. Ruth Ash serves as dean of the 
Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education. 

Photo In/ Tiffany Townsend 

In May 1992 Dr. Ruth C. Ash, 
superintendent of the Tarrant 
(Alabama) school system, was 
selected as the new dean of the Orlean 
Bullard Beeson School of Education 
atSamford. She succeeded Dr. Julian 
D. Prince, named executive director 
of the Public Education Forum of 
Mississippi in fall of 1991. 

"Dr. Ruth Ash is a blue-ribbon 
choice to head the Orlean Bullard 
Beeson School of Education, which 
has been an effective service support 
to teachers and administrators," said 
Samford President Thomas E. Corts. 
"Rarely are we able to identify one 
person who combines a record as 
effective classroom teacher and 
capable system manager with 

Dr. Ash had served as super- 
intendent of the 1,700-student Tarrant 
system since 1989. Previously in 
Tarrant, she had been assistant super- 
intendent during 1988-89 and director 
of instruction from 1985 to 1988. 

The Birmingham native held 
bachelor's and doctoral degrees from 
Auburn University and an AA 
teaching certificate from the 
University of Alabama at 

Active in professional circles, Dr. 
Ash served as chair of the Teacher 
Education and Certification 
Committee for the State Department 
of Education. She was also a member 
of the Curriculum Advisory Com- 
mittee for the State Department and 
chair of its Technology Committee. 

Dr. Ash was the mother of three 
children — Kim, 23; Chris, 20; and 
Amy, 18. Her husband, Charles, was 
chief executive officer of Employers 
Drug Program Management, Inc. 

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once said that 
it would be 
that Dr. 

B a s d e n 
would serve 
the Lord in a 
judging from 
his and his wife's families. 
Fortunately, the "mission" to which 
he was called was Samford as the 
University Minister — the first 
permanent university minister in 
Samford's history. 

The job description of the newly 
formed position included 
responsibility for the enrichment of 
religious life among faculty, staff and 
students in all areas of academic and 
campus activity. Mark Mantooth 

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Percy Pratt Barns Hall shelters the religion 
department on campus providing a "mini-seminary" 
setting for many students. Photo In/ Brum Dunn 

Respected Professor 

Dr. Bryan, a professor in the 
Department of Religion and 
Philosophy at Samford University, 
had a reputation for imparting biblical 
knowledge in a thorough and 
intelligible manner. His teaching 
style made him one of the most 
respected professors among the 
student body at Samford. 

Dr. Bryan graduated from 
Howard College with honors, and 
went on to receive a Bachelor of 
Divinity degree and a Doctor of 
Theology degree from the Southern 
Baptist Theological Seminary in 
Louisville, Kentucky. 

During his college days, he served 
as assistant pastor of the First Baptist 
Church of Jasper, Alabama. While 
attending seminary/ Dr. Bryan served 

as pastor of the Walnut Grove Baptist 
Church in Lodenburg, Kentucky. 

Dr. Bryan returned to Howard 
College in 1956 to teach in the religion 
department. "I was invited by the 
administration and was given the 
opportunity to try [teaching] for a 
year. After a year, I realized that this 
was what I wanted to do and have 
been here ever since," he said. 

During his teaching career at 
Samford, Dr. Bryan served as chair of 
the Department of Religion and 
Philosophy from September 1, 1980 
until August 31, 1986. He has also 
taken three sabbaticals in order to 
further his studies; attending Harvard 
Divinity School in 1965, Cambridge 
Divinity School in 1973, and Regent's 
Park College at Oxford University in 
England in 1980. Lynn Waldrep 

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rtists With A Mission 

Teaching with a visual aid, Art Professor Lowell Vann 
lectures in the sculpting room. 

Photo by Craig Hyde 

Perfecting an Interior design protect takes a great deal 
of concentration and patience. 

Photo /'i/ Craig Hi/de 

u; appreciator of good work, instructor kcllu Vornauf who teaches graphic design courses, examines a projei l 
tith student Patrick Howell. Photo by Craig Hyde 

Dr. Lowell Vann, Head of the Art 
Department at Samford had been both 
a minister and an artist at separate 
times. Sometimes he even combined 
the two to use his talent as a tool of 

Years before he had attended 
Samford for his undergraduate 
education. While at Samford he had 
been quite involved. He was the 
Editor of the Bull Pup for two years 
and also the Art Editor of the Entre 
Nous for three years. Besides these 
responsibilities he had served in 
Alpha Phi Omega (service fraternity) 
and Omicron Delta Kappa (honorary 
leadership fraternity). No, he did not 
stop his serving there. He also was a 
member of the Ministerial Association 
and the president of Kappa Pi, a 
national art fraternity. As one might 
have imagined with all of these honors 
and activities he was selected among 
Who's Who in American Colleges and 
Universities. After his busy but 
fulfilling education at Samford, he 
went on to the University of Alabama 
to receive his Master's degree in fine 
arts. Dr. Vann finished his education 
at Florida State University, where he 
received a Ph. D. in Art Education. 

Comming to Samford in 1970 he 
was an associate professor and head 
of the art department. He did not 
receive full professor status until 1977. 

Students have always enjoyed Dr. 
Vann because he was involved with 
his students. Many times during 
finals he was found at his house 
serving his classes dinner while 
having study sessions. 

The ministry of Dr. Vann did not 
diminish when he left the church, He 
has continued to affect people's lives 
in a positive way through his 
teachings, chalk drawings, and his 
vibrant personality. 

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hirty-nine Years of Theory 

Dr. Robert Henry Dean, professor 
of the School of Music, retired in 1992 
after thirty-nine years of service at 
Samford . He grew up in Montgomery, 
where he attended Lanier High 
School. While at Lanier he performed 
with the school band and the 
orchestra, and he often played at the 
First Baptist Church. 

During World War II Dr. Dean 
spent three years travelling with the 
Air Force Band to give support to the 
troops. After the war he attended the 
Universitv of Alabama, where he 
received a Bachelor of Arts and a 
Bachelor of Music degree. He then 
received a Masters of Music from the 
Eastman School of Music and a Ph. D. 
from the University of Iowa. 

Having spent 20 years in the 
Alabama Symphony Orchestra, he 
built a fine reputation for himself as a 
musician and proved himself a leader 
by sitting principal chair for the last 
six years and performing with the 
Birmingham String Quartet. 

Through the years Dr. Dean had 
built a reputation as a strict but fair 
teacher. He had taught music theory 
most of his thirty-nine years. Now 
single, he planned to enjoy his free 
time by bass fishing and collecting 
prehistroic artifacts. The music school 
certainly missed Dr. Dean but wished 
him the best of luck in his new 
endeavors. Brian Dunn 

During Aural Skills finals in the music 
school, Dr. Steve Nelson resets the tap 
machine between exam*.. 

Photo by Tiffany Townsend 

Finishing plans for the end of the semester, 
Dr.L.GeneBlackandDr.Billy Strickland 
discuss the latest changes in the music 
school. Photo by Brian Dunn 

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Dr. Robert Dean finishes his paperwork as he prepares 
to retire after 39 years of service. 

Photo by Brian Dunn 

uite Sounds of "Doc" 

At an infamous band parti/, Mr. Jon Remley and Craig 

Henson show that "Coke is it!" 

Photo In/ Cheri Stite^ 

Commonly known as "Doc" among 
music students, the man behind all the 
"suite sounds" heard coming from half- 
time shows and concert hall pert" onnances 
was Mr. John Remley. Mr. Remley was 
originally fromMalvern, Arkansas, where 
he spent most of his life before coming to 
Birmingham to be the director of the 
Samford University Wind Ensemble. Since 
Mr. Remley 's arrival at Samford, the band 
roster increased at the rate of about 10 
students per semester. The first year he 
taught, 17 students were enrolled. By the 
beginning of the fall semester of his second 
year, the number had grown to 25. 

Everyone who aspires to be a great 
player must study from a great player, 
and for John Remley, Earnest Harrison 
was that player. Harrison was once the 
principle oboe player for the National 
Symphonic Orchestra in Washington, 
D.C., after which he was a professor of 
music at L.S.U. for 20 years. 

"He taught me so much about oboe, and about life," said Mr. Remley. 
"Ever since the passing of my dad, he has become my father figure." Harrison 
and Remley were close friends, and "Doc" often invited his comrade to come 
speak to the students in the band. 

He believed that if the band members must be in uniform, so must he. This 
attitude symbolized unity among the entire organization, and that unity kept 
Mr. Remley's band growing more and more every year. 

Jackie Colavita 

Nicola Bradburn plays her flute at one of several small 
ensemble concerts given trhoughoui the year by music 
students. Photo by Martina Zukoski 

Preparing tor upcoming juries Dr. James Jensen, Dr. 
William Bugg, ami Dr. Randall Richardson pause for 

a moment to converse. Photo In/ Brian Dunn 



he Montclair Way 

The Ida V. Moffett School of 
Nursing at Samford had a lot to be 
proud of in 1992. The school 
offered a wide variety of 
opportunities in which the nursing 
students could become involved. 

Samford University offered the 
students a wonderful program 
with Baptist Montclair Hospital in 
which some of the students could 
live at the Montclair center instead 
of at Samford. Mostly freshman 
and sophomores took advantage 
of this opportunity, and then they 
moved to Samford campus their 
junior year to experience a little 
bit of the campus life. The 
Montclair center was equipped 
with their own laboratory and 
library for the students to use. 

But before the students could 
get to this point in the program, 
they had to go through an 
enrollment program. Students 
interested in nursing had to apply 
to the School of Nursing first, and 
then they were required to have a 
number of interviews with 
advisors so that they would be 
properly informed of the program 
in which they would be involved. 
Approximately an average of 180 
to 200 of Samford's students were 
involved in the nursing program. 

Once in the School of Nursing, 
students could become involved 
in a variety of extracurricular 
activities on and off campus. Two 
of the most popular organizations 
were the Samford University 
Association for Nursing Students 
and the Nursing Christian 
Fellowship. These two active 
organizations, along with others, 

gave the students an outletbesides 
the everyday pattern of classses. 

Samford University was 
fortunate to be located in such a 
resourceful area. The Nursing 
School benefited from the use of 
the various medical centers around 
the Birmingham area. Many 
students were able to get 
internships in local health 
institutions after they had 
completed their first clinical 
nursing course. 

One of the biggest accomp- 
lishments of the School of Nursing 
was this record: for the past 2 years, 
100% of their students passed the 
NCLEX-RN, which is the 
examination for licensure. This 
was quite a record to be proud of. 

Dean Marian Baur and BMC Chief of Nursing 

Emeritus Ida V. Moffett enjoy talking with nursing 
school students. 

After their pinning ceremony, or graduation from 
nursing school, these students show their excitement 
by posing for a group shot. 

Intent on her work. Joyce West gives special attention 

to nursing matter--. 

Photo In/ 7 ittanu Toivnseud 

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sychological "P"side 

Dr. Charlotte Freeman, associate 
professor of psychology, loved to 
travel and did a lot of it. She was to be 
able to fly herself wherever she 
wanted to go — and she flew often! 

Already, Dr. Freeman had Federal 
Aviation Association OMC (observer 
member of the cockpit) status, which 
allowed her to study pilot behaviors. 
She had studied in Hong Kong, Rome, 
and Australia. Her favorite place was 
Petra, outside Amman, Jordan, where 
she rode a camel; not many of 
Samford's faculty could say they did 
that every year! 

Dr. Freeman planned to obtain 
her pilot's license and then fly solo 
cross-country. That's not bad for 
someone everyone dubbed "least 
likely to graduate." She once threw 
an orange at a boy, and broke a 
window when he ducked. Another 
time, she unscrewed all the lights in a 
classroom and convinced the teacher 
that the electricity had gone out so they 
couldn'thaveclass. "Itworked! Nowlam 
a dragon lady- None of my old classmates 
can believe I'm a teacher." 

She gave these words of wisdom: 
"Focus on your strengths, not your 
weaknesses, because it's your 
strengths that get you through life. 
Also, don't consume yourself with 
things you can't change." 

Susan Cowart 

Dr. Charlotte Freeman takes a break to write a short 
note to a friend between exams. 

Photo by Tiffany Townsend 

Concentrating on medical matters, Dr. Joyce Jones. 
Dr. Joy Whatley,andDr. SharronSchlosser enjoy their 

work. Photo hi Tiffany Townsend 

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II Nighters : Computer Labs 

Frequently visited and rarely 
closed, the Samford computer labs 
were some of the most heavily needed 
and used academic advantages 
offered to students. Hopping with 
students intent on learning Lotus or 
Pagemaker programs or typing late- 
night term papers, the computer labs 
were continually in demand. 

With a large portion of 
Sesquicentennial funds given to the 
computer labs, efforts were constantly 
being made to keep computers, and 
the students who use them, on the 
forefront of technology. 

On the horizon are plans to replace 
the 6 to 7-year-old IBMs. Also, the 
music and art departments are 
looking forward to receiving funds 
for new Macintosh computers. 

Lynn Waldrep 

Struggling with his computer in the Macintosh lab of Many students were considered regulars at Howard 's 
the English building, Matt Snow hurries to -write a Inst since they could be seen cramming for tests throughout 
minute paper. Photo by Craig Hyde the semester. Photo by Craig Hyde 

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tressful Situations 

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Determined to make an "A " and please Mom and Dad, 
Jason Wood hits the books the week of exams. 

Photo by Craig Hyde 

Discovering newprograms, these students make good 
useofthelBM'sversatilityinoneofthemany computer 
labs located on campus. Photo by Tiffany Townsend 

What time is my final? Is it 
comprehensive, or does it just cover 
the final unit? And what do I have to 
make on it to get an "A" out of the 
class? It's tomorrow and I haven't 
started studying yet! 

Aside from really letting your 
favorite professor down — you know, 
the one who might, one day, write a 
sparkling recommendation for you — 
and letting some of the air out of your 
G. P. A. — this was probably only a 
matter of time anyway — the biggest 
stress of finals has to be the thought of 
what the parental reaction will be to 
the grades when they finally make 
their way home. 

What if Dad decides that a "C+" 
in biology isn't good enough, and to 
make me study more, he takes away 
the car? What if Mom can't 
understand why I got a "B-" in English 
when she got all " A's" when she was 
in school; I should've studied harder! 
Unfortunately, God only gave to a 
precious few the combined gift of an 
unquenchable thirst for knowledge, 
fantastic study habits, a photographic 
memory, great note-taking skills, a 
high I. Q., a kind professor, and an 
easy final exam. For the rest of us, He 
created Checker's, Oak Mountain, the 
Galleria, the Cinema 14 at Wildwood, 
and friends that are equally as 
unmotivated as we are; and this is 
why we suffer! But blessed are those 
who suffer, for them there shall be the 
Waffle House and the law library — 
both have strong coffee and serve as 
havens for late-nighters of all sorts. 
Finals time is right up there with death 
and taxes, and since there's no way to 
escape the stress, we should be 
thankful, at least, that the end-of- 
semester tests last only a week. 

Mark Mantooth 

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It's a yearbook thing . . . 

1992 Entre 

Nous staff: 

Tiffany Townsend 

Scott Goodwin 

Lynn Waldrep 

Martina Zukoski 

Craig Hyde 

K. T. Harrell 

Melanie Green 

Jackie Colavita 

Ashley Westbrook 

Brian Dunn 

Jennifer Latham 

Mark Mantooth 

Bonnie Siler 

Brett Wells 

Lisa Oliphant 

Susan Cowart 


We decided that if 'life is 
hell/ then yearbook is 
solitary confinement." 

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Abbott. Colonel Stephen 133 

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Adams. Derek 5 1 

Adams. Mellissa 179 

Allen. David 60.61 

Allen. Diane 214 

Allen. Paulie 66 

Allgood, Dr. Marilyn 213 

Allman. Rob 221 

Alpha Delta Pi 22. 26. 40. 41. 156.157 

Alpha Kappa Psi 132 

Alpha Phi Omega 132 

Anastario. Bobby 1 79 

Anderson. Jack 51. 1 79 

Anderson. Julianne 179 

Anderson, Melissa 179 

Andrews, Jonathon C. 179 

Andrews. Lori ISO 

Angel Flight 132 

Archer. Jeff 9 

Armstrong, Greg 1 79 

Ash. Dr. Ruth 223 

Ash. Kristie 179 

Auchmuty, Jimbo 1 16 

Austin. Jay 66. 67 

Austin, Scott 179 

Authoris, Roland 5 1 

Ayrcs. Heather 179 



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Bailey. Anna 179 

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Baker. Nancy 1 . 1 59 
Baker. Scott 1 79 
Baldwin. Annalee 179 
Band 136-139 
Barbee, Ernest 5 1 ,53 
Barker, Jon 32 
Banner, Jason 179 
Barnes, Shari Beth 1 79 
Barnhardt. Angeline 179 
Barns. Sheri Beth 165 
Barter, Scott 133 
Bartlett. Kristie 179 
Barwick. Kim 133 
Basden, Dr. 224 
Baseball 62-67 
Bassett, Dean L. 179 
Bates, Jonathan 179 
Battles, Mike 5 1 . 1 79 
Baumann, Karen 178 
Baur, Marian 228 
Beall. Jeanni 133. 181 
Beard. Jeff 63. 64. 66 
Beam, Matthew 181 
Beasley, Ron 174 
Beazley. Coach Damon 51,57 
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Beckett. Rachel C. 181 
Beckham. Lesli 181 
Belcher. Melissa 181 
Bell. Daniel A. 181 
Bell. Ellen 121. 1S1 
BellTower 142 
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Benson. Drew 123 

Benton. Brent 181 

Berger. Cindy 57 

Betts. Sandra 181 

Bevers. Richard 51 

Bigbee. Rhonda 181 

Birchfield. Dan 1 8 1 

Black, Bryan 44 

Black. Edward 181 

Black. L. Gene 226 

Blackburn. Barry 181 

Blaikie. Robyn 181 

Blair. Judy 181 

Blair. Scott 181 

Blalock. H.F. 178.7 

Blanton. Christie 130 

Blaszczynski, Jennifer 181 

Bobbin, Michael 178. 13. 181 

Bolin. Liesl C. 181 

Bollock. Kevin 37 

Bordenet, Jennifer 1 8 1 

Boshears. Jason 181 

Bowden. Coach Terry 5 1 . 54. 57 

Bowling, Dana 181 

Bowman, Allison 165 

Bowman. Shannon 120. 131. 145. 

Box. Amy 181 

Bradburn, Nicola 181.227 

Brady. Bruce 1 8 1 

Brady. Robin 181 

Brannon. Kevin G. 181 

Brannon, Marty K. 181 

Brannon. Pam 79 

Brewer, John 1 8 1 

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Bridges. Kara 153. 165 


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Brown. Carol 1 19 

Brown. Carol R. 181 

Brown, Chris 5 I 

Brown. Dr. James 220 

Brown. James H. 181 

Brown. Jamie 5 1 

Brown. Meredith 181 

Brown. Nancy 181 

Brown. Ray 51, 53, 54 

Brown. Rob 32. 136 

Brown. Steven 181 

Broxton. Wency 181.8 

Bryan. Dr. Sigurd 224 

Bryant. Sherry 181 

Bryant, Susan 181 

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Bueto. Kim 181 

Buford. Charles 51 

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Burke. Tammy 181 
Burton. Allan 116. 1 19, 181 
Burton. Celeste 182. 133 
Bush. Jennifer 182 
Bush. Jerre 182.69. 70 

I Bush. Missy 182 
Businaro, Anne 182 
Butler. Amanda 182 

Butler. Amanda 133 
Butler. Scott A. 182 
Byrd, Kenny 182 
B\ rum. Gary 173 







Caldwell. Benjamin 182 

Call, Tom 17.51 

Callaway. Risa 133, 159, 182 

Camino, Lisa 182 

Camp, Carla 182 

Camp, Chrysta 1 1 6 

Camp, Eric 1 37 

Camp, Erin 119. 182 

Camp. Erin E. 182.22 

Campus Life 7 

Campus Minstries 115-116 

Canton, Jennifer 182 

Cantrell, Julie 182 

Capeheart, Darren 1 82 

Carew. Kelley 153 

Carlisle, Ashley 182 

Carlson, Heather 157 

Caro, Jonathan 1 82 

Carroll. Elayne 182 

Carroll. Hunter 51.59 

Carroll, Marey 133 

Carter, April 182 

Carter. Richard 1 82 

Cartwright. Michael T. 182 

Cauble. Daniel 118. 119. 182 

Caudel.Todd 182 

Cawood, Christi 182 

Chafin, Melanie 182,67. 133 

Chapman, Dr. David 218 

Chastain, Lori 182 

Cheek, Amy 124.255 

Cheerleaders 60-6 1 

Chenoweth. Ann 1 82 

Cherry. Jenny 6 1 

Chi Omega 27. 158-159 

Christian. Carol 223 

Christian. Lyn 182 

Christianson. Holly 182 

Christmas. Amy 1 82. 2 1 4. 22. 23 

Chval, Billy 66 

Clarke, Victor 183 


Academy of Students 
of Pharmacy 
Association of Stu- 
dents in Economics & 
Alpha Epsilon Delta 
Alpha Kappa Alpha 
Alpha Lambda Delta 
Alpha Psi Omega 
American Guild of Or- 

American Society of 
Interior Design 
Amnesty International 
Arnold Air Society 
Association of Business 

Association of Colle- 

Entrepreneurs (ACE) 
ACEI-Association for 
Beta Beta Beta 
Black Student Organi- 

Christian Pharmacy 

Church Recreation Ma- 
jors Club 
Civitan Club 
Enviromental Law So- 
Cumberland Sports & 

Index 2 3 7 

Clayton, Kathryn 182 

Cleary, Stacy 182 

Clemmensen, Dr. Jon 219 

Clemmons, Russ 182 

Clift, Rachel 182 

Clouser, Katie 133, 182 

Cobb, Jennifer 182 

Coffman, Angie 182 

Coffman, Jim 182 

Colavita, Jackie 140. 182 

Cole, Kendra 182 

Cole, Martha Ann 1 82 

Coleman, Barry 51 

Collier, Ann Marie 182 

Collins, Alex 167 

Collins, Joy A. 182 

Cona way, Tiffany 185 

Connell, Lori 185 

Conque, Coach Clint 51,57 

Cook, Julie 133, 185 

Cook, Matt 119 

Cooley, Ben 5 1 

Cornardy, Claire 67 

Corts. Dr. Thomas 211, 34, 46, 47 

Cosby, Tracy 144 

Costner, Walter 161 

Covington, Abby 185 

Cowart, Susan 133,161 

Cox. David 185 

Cox, Kimberly 185 

Coyle, Marcia 1 1 8 

Crabtree, Jennifer 185 

Craig, Karl 5 1 

Craig, Marcus 5 1 

Creekmore, Stacey 1 85 

Crenshaw, Kristi 185 

Crimson 140 

Crocker, Leigh 1 85 

Crockett, Gary 185 

Crow, Christy 185 

Crowder, Kelly 159 

Crumpton, Paula 185 

Cruse. Donald 185 

Culpepper, Kim 185 

Cundiff, Drew 66 

Curtiss, Dustinn 62, 64, 66 

Cutini, Elizabeth 185 







Danford, Julie 120 
Daniel, Jacques 51 
Daniels, Chrysta 60 
Daniels, Dana 37 
Daniels. Kimberly 185 
Davenport, Dr. Larry 2 1 7 
Davenport, Meredeth 185 
Davenport, Missy 124,125 
Davey, Ken 5 1 
Davidson. Angie 185.57,85 
Davidson, Mark 185,214 
Davidson, Sarah 1 85 
Davis, Dana 178, 13 
Davis, Jennifer 185 
Davis, John P. 185 
Davis, Melody 185 
De Lee, Curk 51 
Dean, Dr. Robert 226 
Dean. Tracy 23 
Debate Team 133 
Decembert, Brisco 5 1 
DeDon, Michele 185 
Deitz, Brock 185 

Delta Omicron 144-145 
Delta Zeta 25.27. 160-161 
Denham. Scott 185 
Dennis. Brandon 5 1 
Dennis. Le Anne 163 
Derriso. Tony 7 1 
DeVenny. Carrie 185 
Dewees. Patrick 185 
Dickson. Becky 43 
Dickson. Tiffany 185 
Dietz, Brock 5 1 
Dill. Brook 185 
Dillard. Stephen 185 
Ditty. Drew 66 
Dobbs. Leah 185 
Dobra, Kathie 219 
Donald. Steve 169 
Donnelly. Patrice 185 
Dorm Life 8-9 
Dorough. John 63, 64, 66 
Dorrough. Chris 185 
Dortch, Jeff 185 
Drewry, Stacy 185. 214 
Dri ski 11. John 185 
Ducksworth. Jermaine 5 1 
Dunlap. Chris 187 
Dunn. Brian 32. 146 
Dunn. Jenny 127 
Durgin, Marcus 5 1 
Dutton. Hope 133. 185 
Duvall. Ruth 185.213. 214.47 
Dwyer, Rachel 185 
Dymond, Lee 150 

2 3 8 Community 



bads, Beverly 57 

lads, Chad 51 

Eaton, Chadwick 185 

Eaton. Shawn T. 185 

Edge. Mary 1 85 

Edwards. Cynthia 185 

Edwards. Patrick 185.51 

Edwards. Surkano 5 1 . 52. 55, 56. 59 

Ellis. Heather 185 

Ellis. Lee 51 

Embry. Rob 185 

Emerson. Bobby 185. 51 

Emerson. Kyle 186 

English. Cary 51 

Entre Nous 140 

Eriekson. Kari A. 186 

Irion, Wind\ 124 

Evans. Matt 186 

[Evans. Ritena 57 
Evans. Sean 253 
Evers, Lara 1 33 



Faith ' 




Fall Carnival 16-17 
Fallman, Christine 163 
Fargarson. Angel 159 
Farrior. Derek M. 18 
Fawley. Debbie 118. 186 
Fay. Cathy 186 
Fehlenberg, Stacey 5 
Fell. Kimberly 186 
Ferguson. Dorothy 214 
Ferguson. Lucinda 186 
Ferguson. Rebecca 144 
Fields. Lauren 233 
Fields. Lisa 133. 186 
Fisher. Bryan 51, 116 
Fisher. Coach Jimbo 51.57 
Fister. Bryan 186 
Fitzgerald. Robert E. 186 
Fitzsimmons, Casey 186.28 
Fives, Kara 1 86 
Fleming. David 186. 144. 147 
Fleming, Judd 186.9 
Fletcher. Adair 22. 23 
Flowers, Amy 133.186 
Floyd. Beth 1 86 
Football 50-59 
Foster. Amanda 1 86 
Foster. Michael 186 
Fowler, Amy 1 86 
Fowler. Jennifer 186 
Fox. Joe 51 
Frady. Jerry 214 
Frady. Luke 1 86 
Franklin. Deborah 186.67 
Franklin. Kenya 186 
Franklin. Richard 211 
Franklin. Thad 186 
Fraser. Melody 1 86. 1 36 
Frazier, Lee 5 1 
Freeman, Dr. Joyce 229 
French. Heather 1 86 
French. Rachel 186 
Freshman Class 24. 3 1 . 33 
Froelich. Karen 186 
Fuller. David 233. 186 
Funderburg, Dana 186. 188. 1 19 
Furey. Susan 1 33 


Entertainment Law 

Cumberland Ameri- 
cans United for Separa- 
tion of Church and 

Fashion Club 
Fellowship of Christian 
French Club 
Freshman Council 
German Club 
Habitat for Humanity 

International Associa- 
tion of Students in Eco- 
nomics & Commerce 
International Fellow- 

Kappa Delta Epsilon 
Kappa Delta Pi 
Kappa Omicron Nu 
Kappa Pi 
Kappa Psi 

Lambda Kappa Sigma 
Local Missions 
Math Club 

Ministerial Association 
Ministers to the Mili- 

Nu Epsilon Delta 
Omicron Delta Kappa 
Outdoor Recreation 
Phi Alpha Theta 
Phi Kappa Phi 
Phi Lambda Sigma 

Index 23 9 

Furlow, Kris 186 







Gaither, Jamie Nicole 186 
Gamblin, Amelia 186 
Gamma Sigma Sigma 148-149 
Gann. Lee 65, 66 
Garrett, Jay 186 
Garrett, Susan 186 
Gaskins. Anna 186 
Gaston. Angela 186.214 
George, Laura Leigh 186 
Gezymalla. Kim 186 
Gierhart, Jeff 66 
Gilbert, Joel 174 
Gillespie, Chris 57 
Gillespie, Jennifer 186 
Glascock, Dana 1 5 
Glasgow. Julie 133.186 
Glenn, Eugenia 186 
Glover, Dion M. 186 
Godwin, John V. 186 
Goebel. Adrienne 1 18 
Goen. Allison 186, 
Golden. Carlton 51 
Gooch. Donald R. 186 
Goode. Angie 186 
G orden. Debra 1 19 
Gordon. Jill 189 
Gore. Russell 189 
Grabe. Scott 189 
Grabruck. Michele 189 
Grace, Ellen 189 
Graduation 44-47 
Graham. Andrew 189.57 
Graham, Marci 157 
Grantham. Tawney 37 
Greeks 152-175 
Green. Angie 189 
Green. Melanie 189.57 
Griffin, Susan 143. 161 
Grill. Chad 189 
Grove, John 1 89 
Gudgcr, Jason 189 
Guinn. Brent L. 189 
Guy. Leah 117. 118. 189 
Guyton, Jennifer 189 

2 4 Community 







Hackbarth. Mel 51. 1 74 
Hadden, Lynn 189 
Hage. Shannon 12 
Hairston. Daphne 123. 189 
Hale. Kristy 57 
Hale. Tony 124. 125. 189 
Hall. Dr. Paul 45 
Hall. Shawn 17. 189 
Halstead, Andy 189 
Hamil. Jim C. 189 
Hamilton. Frances 220 
HammilUill 142 
Hammond. Christy 189.67 
Hammons, David 189 
Hampton, Dan 189 
Hanahan. Caroline 189 
Hankins. Michelle 189 
Haralson. Kim 189 
Harden. Jim 118 
Harmon. Shane 189.51.58 
Harper. Matthew 1 89 
Harrell. Amy 145 
Harrell, Katy 189 
Harris. Charles 189 
Harris. Ed 57 
Harris. Holly 189 

Harris. Jamie 189 

Harris. Kathy 214. 189 

Harris. Kelly 131 

Harris. Shana 189 

Harris. Susan 189 

Hart. Allison 189 

Hartly. Beth 57 

Hartly, Caldwell 51 

Harvey. Hub 126 

Harvey. John 18 

Hatchett. Brad 189 

Hauser. Ann 1 89 

Hawkins. Rodney 5 1 

Hawkins. Teresa 133 

Hayes. Jennifer 154. 189 

Hays. Rhoda 189 

Hederman. Robert 1 89 

Heise. Amy 157 

Helton, Emily 189 

Hemphill. Charlotte 189 

Henders. Earl 133 

Henderson, Andrea 189 

Henderson. Susan 189 

Hendeson. Lee R. 189 

Hendricks, Becky 189 

Henery, Mike 5 1 

Henry, Laura 189 

Henry. Leslie 153. 190 

Henry. Michelle 190 

Henry. Randy 5 1 

Hensarling. Robb 57. 175 

Henshaw. Jon 23. 190 

Henson. Craig 227.32. 139. 146 

Herndon. Abby 190 

Herren. Bridget 74 

ess, Robyn 190 

icks. Heather 57 
licks. Kristie 68,69, 190 
[iggins, Ross 190 
[ill. Chris 167 
lill. Jack nn 190 
(ill. John 167 

ill. Mary Beth 190 
lines. Angie 188 
lines. Damien 5 1 
lines. Dr. Thomas 2 15 
lines. Jack 51. 57 
linkley. Suzanne 190 
[obbs. Jason D. 190 
lodgson. Brenda 137. 143. 145. 190 
logan. Derek 190 
logewood. Jay 22.23. 175 
lolbert. Brooke 190. 28. 153 
loleomb. Lisa 190 
lolland. Julie 190 
lol land. Shannon 190 
lolleman. Jason 190 
Iollert. Brooke 167 
lolley. Kevin 32. 190 
lolmes. Ronnie 75 
lomeeoming 18-23. 
loneycutt, Michelle 190 

looks. Wyatt 5 1 
loover, Carrie 190 
oniak. Emily 190 
ouston. Cheryl 190 

Howard. Chandra 190 

Howard. Mike 51.57 

Howell. Anita 57 

Howell. Holly 190. 

Howell. Patrick 22. 23. 225 

How in. Ken 5 1 
Hudson. Mary 216 
Huff. Shane 190 
Huffstetler, Greg 190 

Huges. Andy 8. 121. 122 
Huges. Melissa 57. 67 
Hughes. Dixie 190 
Hughes. Melissa 190 
Hulk Dr. William 210.213 
Hurston. Martha 133 
Hutchinson. Joe 66 
Hutschison. Lori 190 
Hyde, Craig 17. 123. 190 
Hvland. Renee 124. 125 







Ierulli, Coach Tony 5 1 . 57 
Ikner. Monica 16. 127. 190 
Insko. Laura 190 
Insko. Lee 190 
Intramurals 40-43 
Isbell, Melodi 116. 190 







Jackson, Keith 57. 66 
Jackson. Michelle 190 
Jackson. Scott 140 
James. Brian 50. 51. 55 
James. Tori 
Jan Term 36 
Jarvis. Andrea 190 
Jay. Mike 51. 1 16 
Jenkins. Dr. Ronald 217 
Jensen. Dr. James 227 
Johnson. Andre 66 
Johnson, Carolyn R. 190,214 
Johnson, Jennifer 68. 69 
Johnson. Jennifer Jo 190 
Johnson. John 153 


Physical Education 
Majors Club 
Pi Delta Phi 
Pi Gamma Mu 
Pi Kappa Lamba 
Pi Mu Epsilon 
Rho Chi Honor Society 
Psychology Club 
Samford Alabama Con- 

Samford Paralegal As- 

Samford Social Action 
Samford Home 
Samford Video Con- 
cepts Club 
Sigma Delta Pi 
Sigma Tau Delta 
Sigma Theta Tau 
Society of Physics Stu- 

Society of Professional 
Spanish Club 
Student Dietetic Asso- 

Student Government 
SUANS-Samford Uni- 
versity Association of 
Nursing Students 
United Nations and 
International Affairs 
Word Players 

Index 24 1 

Johnson. Julie D. 190 
Johnson, Lisa 190 
Johnson. Ray 120 
Johnson. Robby 190 
Johnson. Rodney 190 
Johnston. Amy 190 
Johnston. Julie 190 
Johnston. Stacie 118. 1 19. 190 
Jones. Dr. Dennis 219 
Jones, Dr. Joyce 229 
Jones, Marsha 157. 190 
Jones, Patrick 130. 190 
Jordan. Amy D. 193 
Jordan. Geana 67 
Jordan, Mike 133 
Jordan. Wendy 193 
Julich, Coach Marvin 66 
Junior Class 30 
Justus. Coach Karl 51, 57 







Karwan, Kasee 12.14 

KautTman. Scott 1 74 

Kay, Magaret 1 93 

Kearre. Kristal 193 

Keen, Cindy 193 

Kelley, James 193 

Kendrick. Dale E. 193 

Kennedy. Brian 193 

Kennedy. Charles 143. 191 

Kenney. Megen 193 

Keuhnert. Tim 66 

Kight. Shawn 193 

Killingsworth. Jennifer 193 

King, Becky 13. 193 

King. Eric 32. 161,253 

King, Keri 1 93 

King. Lara 193 

King. Paul 193 

King. Rodney 1 13 

Kirkus. Charlton D. 193 

Kline. Kristi 193 

Knight. Wendy E. 193 

Knox. Kathy 78 

Kuhn. Linda 127 

Kuhn. Wendy 1 93 

Kuzmic. Dr. Peter 45Lamar. Denise 

2 4 2 Community 


Lambda Chi 





Lamar, Denise 193 

Lambda Chi Alpha 24. 28. 29. 32. 42. 

166. 167 

Landers. Christine 193 

Landrum. Melissa 192 

Langdon, Tina 193 

Langston. Nicole 193 

Lankford, Renee 1 19. 


LaPrairie. Danna 1 1 6 
Larry Landry 57 
Latham. Jennifer 138,193 
Latta, Chris 133 
Lauer, Heather 193 
Laurence. Teresa 193 
Lawrence. Drew 66 
Lawrence. Ryan 1 93. 5 1 
Lawson. Todd 193 

Lee. Jason 5 1 
Lee. Mendy 23. 193 
Lee. Shannon 193 
Leonard. Aubrey 193 
Leonard. Charles 2 1 4 
Leonard. Charles F. 193 
Lethbridge. Laura 193. 214 
Letson, Ricky 116. 193 
Levin. Sheryl 193 
Lewis. Glenn 121 
Liebold, Valerie 193 
Lim, Mour 193 
Little. Coach Don 51 
Little. Deandra 1 33 
Little. Julie 193 
Lobach. Sheri 57 
Locke. BoBo 5 1 
Lockwood. Jessica 1 93 
Lollar. Dixie 60 
Long. Debbie 193.232 
Long. Jeff 193 
Longmuir. Heather 193 
Lott. Tony 51 
Lovejoy. Shawn 153 
Lovejoy. Tanya 193 
Lowe. Angie 193 
Lucas. Brian 66 

Ludwig, Alysia 193 
Luker, Karen 1 3 1 
Lundquist, Charles 193 
Lunsford, Mike 1 18 
Lupino. Kyra 157 
Luttrell, Travis 32. 138 
Lyden. Sean 69, 70 
Lynch, Susan 193 


Make- up 

Macurdah, Chuck 42 
Madison, James 52 
Madison. Shannon 193 
Magnum. Kristi 194 
Mahanes. Mark 194 
Majors. Mark 169 
Manning. Danny 194 
Mansell, Alice 194 
Mantooth. Mark 194 
' Marable. Julie 194 

Marable. Misty 194 
Marbut. Seott 65, 66 
Marlowe. Ellie M. 194 
Marshall. Jeremy K. 194 
Marshall. Kent 62. 63. 66. 67 
Marshall, TeDaryl 51 
Martin. Christine 163. 194 
Mason. Kim 153, 161. 194 
Mathis. Susan 131.8 

Mattes. Lance 5 1 
May. Brian 5 1 
Me Braver. Seott 194 
MeBrayer. Scott ie 51 
McCarter. Tracey N. 194 
McClendon. Tammy 194 
McCleney. John 66 
McClurkan. Robert 123.150 
McCollum. AudraT. 194 
McCoolTim 18. 51. 194 
McCosh. Scot 194.68 
McCown. Shannon 194 
McCoy. Mitchell 214. 194 
McCravy. Frank 194. 23 
McDi 11. Marty 194 
McDowell. Danielle 194 
McEachin. Joe 124. 129. 131 
McFarlin. Larry 51 
McFee. Amy 144 
McGehee. Jason 1 94 
McGehee. Lisa K. 194 
Mclntire. Jeanna 194 
McKie. Charles 57 
McLain. Missy 194.67 
McNeal. Lisa 194 
McPherson. Jeri 133 
McRae. Kathy 5, 116. 1 19 
McWhorter, Grace 1 94 
Meador. David 194 
Meeks. Elizabeth 1 19 
Meeler. Leska 194. 
Meguiar. Tern 194 
Meincke, Mike 194 
Mel and the Party Hats 2 1 
Mellard. Jamie 67 
Melton. Stacy 194 

Metcalf, Lana 153 

Mick, Mary 51. 194 

Middleton, Tammy 194 

Milan, Scott 57, 66 

Milburn, Melynde 194 

Miller, David L. 194 

Miller. Ronni 194 

Miller. Thornton 51 

Miller. Trisha 194. 195.214 

Millhorn. Kim 144 

Minacs, Derek 

Mini-Magazine 113 

Minoo. Tim 51 

MissSamford 12-15 

Mitchell. Anthony 1 94, 5 1 

Mitchell. Brooke 157 

Mitchell, Chris 194 

Mitchell. Matt 137 

Mixon. Amy 196 

Mize, Tamara 117. 194 

Mizell, James 51 

Moffett. Ida V. 228 

Money, Carl E. 194 

Money. Chip 51.53.59 

Monte. Matthew 197 

Monteiro, Deby 1 94 

Montgomery. Derek 5 1 

Montgomery, Rainer 194 

Montgomery, Rebecca 68, 69 

Moore. Betty J. 194 

Moore. Brian 223.51.55 

Moore. David A. 194 

Moore. Donald 197, 15 

Moore. Dwayne 1 97, 50. 5 1 . 53. 59 

Morris. Bob 150 

Morris, Heath 135 

Index 243 

Morris, Shannon 1 97 
Morrow, Allison 79 
Mosley, James 5 1 
Moussakhani, Phillip 197 
Mowry, Sarah 197 
Mullen, John 66 
Mullen. Rick 197 
Mullis. Rachael 197. 133 
Murphy, Allen 51 
Murphy. Mike 39 
Murray. Darrel 51 
Murray. Phil 233 
Myatt, Beth 197 
Myer, Les 175 
Myers, Ande 117. 118, 119 
Myers, Marley 197 



Nabors. Beth 60 

Naccarato, Carrie 16, 1 97 

Neal, Mike 51 

Neill, Stephanie 197 

Nelson. Dr. Steve 226 

Nelson. (Catherine 197 

Neundorf. Wendy 1 5 

Newell. Pamela 197 

Newman. Mark 197 

Newsom. Heather 1 33 

Newsome. Kelly 197. 214 

Nguyen. Mann 133 

Nichols, Charla 163 

Nipper, Neil 13, 123. 124. 197 

Nixon. Amy 1 16 

Noblitt. Vance 51.53 

Nolen. Russ 5 1 . 66. 67 

Norton. Melanie 14 

Norton. Moni 197 

Norville. Jennifer 197 

Nowell.Sean 32. 134. 146. 147.253. 



Packer. Brister 1 97. 50. 5 1 . 53 
Pagan. Alicia 197.214 







Paige. Fred 5 1 
Palmer. Charissa 197 

Parham. Kristi 197 
Parker. Alice 144. 145 
Parker. Katie 197 

l~» 1 It * 1 ~) ~1 1 ~1 c 

Parker. Mark 37. 175 
Parsley. Beth 197 

O'Neal, Michael 51.52 

Patton, Mike 66 

O'Neal. Nanette 197 

Payne. Todd 153. 197 

O'Steen. Kelly 161 

Payton, Greg 1 75 

Odle. Ryan 20 

Peacock. Leslie 121. 123. 197 

Oelshlage. Kim 84 


Pearce. Carrie 221 

Ogden, Josh 51 

Peeler. Rie 133 

Oliphant, Lisa 197 


Pelton. Stephanie 161 

Olivares. Marcel 75 

Pender, Michelle 197 

Olivastro, Rich 197,51 

Peppers. Lenora 197.214 

Oliver. Gia 197 

Perdue. Hayes 38 

Orum. Gustarus A. 

III 197 

Perkins, Jeremy 51.55 

Osborne. Kim 197 

Perry. Jodi 157 

Ott. Chad 66 

Perry. Ryan 5 1 

Owen, Laura 1 97 

Peterson. Jamie 5 1 

Owens. Theron 5 1 

Phelps. Kathy 197, 
PhiMu 27. 162. 163 
Phi Mu Alpha 146-147 
Philadelphia Baptist Church 1 17 


■ J 

Pi Kapp 

Phillips, Ami 221 


Phillips. Derek 175 

Print C 

Phillips. Jan 85 

Phillips. Kate 197 

Pi Kappa Alpha 25. 168. 169 

Pi Kappa Phi 29. 32. 39. 42. 170. 

Pickett. Sarah 197 



Kevin 197 

Pierce. Angie 197 

2 4 4 Community 

Pigue, Kim 197 

Pirklc. Genu 197 

Pledger. Jason 5 1 

Pledger. Wynde 197 

Plemmons, Andy 5 1 

Plummer, Deanna 214. 197. 46 

Pollard. Cara 1 97 

Powell, Dr. Lane 222 

Powers. Bruce 118. 123 

Prentiee. Brian 51 

Price. Erin 78 

Price. Jonathan 198 

Primus. David 49. 51. 53. 57. 198 

Push, Deborah 198 




Quick. Zippy 37. 119 
Quinn, Hugh 74 

Residence Life 






Rader. Greg 198 
Rainer. Ryan 1 98 
Randies. Brian 150 
Rankin, Jana 37. 198 
Raper. Susan 198 
Ray. Emily 198 
Ray. Rob 32 
Ray, Steven 51, 55 
Raymer, John 1 98 
Reagan. Vicki 198 
Reaves. Amy 198 
Redd. Amy 57 
Redmon. Ann 198 
Redmon. Ellen 198. 133.67 
Redmon. Nancy 214 
Reed. Rhonda 134 
Reid. Leigh Ann 198 
Remley.Jon 139.227 
Reynolds. Orlando 5 1 
Rhoades. James 198 

Richardson, Coach Tim 51.57 

Richardson. Dr. Randall 227 

Ridenour. Amy 198.214 

Rigsby. Sheral 154. 163 

Riley. Thomas 198 

Roberts. Jeff 173. 198 

Roberts. Jodi 51 

Roberts. Kathryn 198 

Roberts. Michael 198 

Robertson. Kimberly 198 

Robinson. Stephanie 198 
Roebuck. Coach Ken 5 1 

Rogers, Kelly 198 

Rohdy. Tasha 159 

Rohling, Tommy 5 1 . 57 

Rolison, Mike 51 

Roper. J. C. 

Rory. Donnie 

Rose. Bart 120. 198 

Ross. Kenyon 198.221 

Ross. Scott 16. 142 

Ross. Todd 150 

Rossby. Karin 198 

Roth. Constance 198 

Rovve. Laura 1 27 

Rowe. Mark 1 50 

Rowell, Becca 145 

Index 245 

Spring Break 
Sigma Chi 
Sigma Nu 

S S C C (Samford Student Computer 

Corporation) 143 

Saade, Salam 198 

Saenz, Rossana 198 

Saies, Judith 140 

Sams, Amy 198 

Sanders, Amy 198 

Sanders, Jeff 66 

Sanders, Ollie 198,49,51,54,59 

Sanspree, Chris 5 1 

Saunders, Jennifer 198 

Sawyer, Kendra 198 

Sawyer, Stephen 198 

Saye, Lisa 198 

Saysombath, Say 198 

Scarbough, Vaiaria 198 

Schilleci, Maria 57 

Schinman, Michelle 198 

Schlosser, Dr. Sharron 229 

Schooley, Angela 198 

Schooley, Shirley 221 

Schrape, Amy 198 

Schuelly, Suzanne 12.13 

Schumann, Kari 198 

Scott, Brian 1 24 

Scott, De Ann 198 

Scott, Emily 201,60 

Searcy, Ed 201 

Self, Merecith 201 

Senior Class 30 

September. Donovan 75 

Sesquicentennial 1-5, 35-36 

Shackelford. Bethany 123 

Shamsey. John 201 

Shamze, John 39 

Sharpton. Valerie 201 

Shclapkol, Mike 198 

Sheffield, Debbie 201 

Shelburne, Jodi 201 

Shelley, Chad 51 

Sheppard, Tie 201 

Sherer, Leigh 12. 13. 15.200 

Sherman. Samuel 3 

Shield. Bill 8, 120. 123. 201 

Shival. Bill 62 

Shoemaker, Crysty 20 1 

2 4 6 Community 

Shoun, Kristie 57 

Shuck. Elizabeth 201 

Siegfried, Tara 12 

Sigma Chi 24.29,42. 172. 173 

Sigma Nu 32, 174. 175 

Siler. Lelia 201 

Simmons, Penny 201 

Simmons, Rebecca 201 

Sims, Betsy 133,201 

Singleton. Beth 135 

Skeldon, Kimberly 201 

Skidmore, Lance 201, 39, 171 

Skipworth, Donna 201 

Slate, Amy 201 

Smedley, Dean 201 

Smith. Anissa 68, 147 

Smith, Catherine 201 

Smith, Christina 201 

Smith, Darrell 201 

Smith, Jennifer 85 

Smith, Kimberly 201 

Smith, Marna 201 

Smith. Marna 57 

Smith. Matt 5 1 
Smith. Merritt 67 

Smith. Ray 51 

Smith. Rebecca 201 

Smith. Stephanie 167 

Smith. Tammy 201 

Smith. Tim 203 

Smith. Trecia 22, 23 

Smith, Vivian 133 

Snow. Matt 135,230 

Son Reflectors 1 26 
Sophomore Class 30 
Spang. Blake 153 
Sparks. Katie 79 
Speights. Jennifer 201 
Spillman. Sharna 201.215 
Spivey. Mike 124. 125. 130.201 
Spring Fling 38-39 
Springfield. Tara 201 
St. John. Michelle 198 
Stagg. Lisa 201 
Stanford, Beth 215 
Stedeford. Kelly 119 
Steele. Card 65. 66 
Steinebronn. Stephanie 201 
Step Sing 24-33 
StillWater 18 

Stinchcomb. Coach Bob 51.57 
Stites, Cheri 137 
Stokes, Alisa 201.37 
Stokes. Curt 149.201 
Stout. Andy 66 
Strawbridge. Vince 201 
Strickland. Dr. Billy 226 
Stroud. Coach Todd 51. 57 
Stubbs, Karen 201 
Styres, Jeffrey 201.215 
Sullivan. Adrienne 201 
Summers. Chad 20 1 . 51 
Sutter. Stephanie 201 
Swearngin, Connie 201 
Sweet. Luchrysta 8.69.201 
Swindell. David 201 



Teddy Bear 

Tangle. Bca 201 
Tanis, Dawn 201 
Tarrants. Paul 51 
Tate. Scott 202. 51 
Taylor. Mar\ Ann 202 
Tedford, Carolyn 2 1 5 
Tedford, Jeannie 202 
Teramo. Lisa 202 
Tester. Elizabeth 202 
Tester. Teresa 202 
Thatcher. Margaret 34 
Thespians 130. 131 
Thorn. Jennifer 202 
Thomas. Brooke 202 
Thomas. Curtis 39 
Thomas. Henry 202.50.51 
Thomas. Karen 202 

Thomas. Sara 202.215 
Thomas. Scott 118. 1 19 
Thompson. Brian 202 
Thompson. Melody 202 
Thornborough, Ken 66. 202 
Thome, Jowell 2 1 
Tillis. Carrie 18, 131. 165 
Tillman. Jase 202 
Tilton, Jesse) 124 
Timbes. Marcia 202 

Tinnerman, Amy 202 

Tisdale. Gina 202 

Tisdale. Laurie 202 

Tolbert, Kevin 202 

Tollison. Katherine 202 

Tolson. Christin 202 

Tootle. Laurie 165 

Touliatos. Paul 167 

Townsend, Tiffany 138.202 

Traylor, Dean Richard 153. 21 

Trettle. Jennifer 51 

Triplet!. Tiffany 124. 125.202 

Tripp. Shell i 202 

Trotter. Dana 69 

Trotter. Doug 202. 215. 69 

Trull. Mike 60 

Trammel. Jason 9 

Tucker. Dan 137 

Tucker. Holly 84 

Tucker. Laura 133 

Twente, Mike 202 

Twigg. Brad 57 

Tyree. Marta 202 







Ugrin. Marette 202 
Underwood. Ande 202 
Usher, Honor 124 
Usry. Cindy 202 
Utz, Scotty 23 

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Van Voorhis, Elizabeth 202 
Vann, Lowell 213.225 
Vaughn. David 202 
Vaughn. David 32. 146 
Verchot. Kristy 202 
Verlander. Alan 66 
Vernon. John 5 1 
Vickery. Lisa 84. 85 
VilleCrew 126. 127 
Vinson. Amber 202 
Visram. Rahim 202 
Vornauf. Kelly 225 

Waffle House 


West Campus 




Wagner. Mark 5 1 

Waite, Polly 202 

Waite. Terry 47 

Walden. Julie 202 
Walker. Craig 202 

Walker. Sandra 202. 138. 144 

Wall. Carolyn 202 

Waller. David 202 

Wallis. Jason 202 

Waters. Connie 85 

Waters. Susan 161 

Watkins, Joey 202 

Walk ins. Mark 202 

Watson, Lorna 202 

Weatherspoon, Chris 205 

Weaver. Scot 178 

Weaver. Ty 69.71 

Weigandt. Gina 9 

Welcome Back 10-11 

Wellmal, Liesal 37 

Wells. Brett 143.205 

Wells. Kyla 205 

West. Joyce 228 

Westberry, Jennifer 205 

2 4 8 Community 

Westberry. Karyn 205 
Westbrook. Ashley 205 
Whatley. Dr. Joy 229 
White, Carta 205 
White. Geoffrey 174.205 
White. Laire 159 
White, Steve 135 
Whitelaw. Robert 205 
Whitley. Billy 150 
Whitlock. Tim 150 
Whitney. Laura 205. 37. 57 
Whitney. Peter Jr. 205 
Wiggins. Ben 51.53.58 
Wilgus, Debbie 67. 153. 12.205 
Wilkins, Mark 124 
Williams, Brian 205 
Williams. Chere 205 
Williams. Chris 51 
Williams. Deeya 123. 149.205 
Williams. Kim 205 
Williams, Peter 205 
Williams. Rebekah 133.205 
Williamson, Melissa 205 
Williamson. Peg 205 
Williamson. Sharon 205 
Willingham, LeeAnne 205 
Wilson. Heidi 205 
Wilson. Jennifer 16 

Wilson. Jute 51 
Wimberly. Lee 1 7 1 
Winchester. Joey 5 1 
Wise. Jennifer 75 
Wise. Jill 205. 75 
Witt, Carol L. 205 
Wood. Doug 144. 145.205 
Wood. Jason 204.231 
Woosley. Lee Ann 205 
Word Players 124. 125 
Word. Mike 51 
Worrill, Marlen 205 
Wright. Gary 205 
Wright. Laura 23 
Wright, Leslie Stephen 34 
Wright. Sandy 205 
WVSU 142 






Yates. Rida 159.205 
Yates. Sandy 205 
Yeager. Allison 205 
Yearbook 140 
Yohannes. Saba 205 
Young. David 205. 
Young, Terrence 205. 



Zip code 

Zaragoza, Chris 62. 63, 65, 66 
ZetaTau Alpha 26. 164. 165 
Ziegler. Joe 205 
Zito, Stephanie 205 
Zukowski, Martina 141 

Index 249 


Instead of the standard 
logo For God, For Learning, 
Forever, the theme of Samford 
University's sesquicentennial 
celebration, the Entre Nous 
staff opted for a twist to make 
the yearbook a unique part of 
the year : 150 Tradition. The 
cover was modeled after a 
classic yearbook style using a 
lithograph cover with one color 
laminated. Entre Nous and 150 
are specially embossed. Tradi- 
tion is dyecut and embossed as 
well. The words on the spine 
are hot-stamped. Editor Tif- 
fany Townsend and Design/ 
Page Layout Editor Craig Hyde 
decided to use typestyles 
which included Palatino for 
body copy, Helvetica-Narrow 
for folios, and Helvetica for the 
title page. Bits and Pieces took 
the place of Retrospect, creat- 
ing a more modern mini-mag. 

The 1992 Entre Nous 
staff was advised by Dr. Edna 
Ellison, Editor of Royal Service 
at Women's Missionary Union. 


The staff faced two deadlines 
during the spring semester and 
a few brave souls ventured to 
stay and finish up the final 
deadline in June. Many thanks 
to Bill Wolfe, our Delmar 
representative, who came 
many times from Atlanta to aid 
in the production of the book. 
Thanks to Lou Arnold in Pho- 
tographic Sendees who pro- 
vided lots of pictures in short 
amounts of time. Dean 
Franklin was a tremendous 
help to the staff, providing us 
with many new office materi- 
als, and we appreciate Gail 
Sawyer for her help with the 
behind-the-scenes book work. 

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radition swept the campus 
from all sides. It appeared in students 
as they participated in Step Sing, a 
long-standing tradition in itself. We 
witnessed it in the continuing 
dedication of the faculty as they tried 
to get students to think for themselves 
and to look outside their protective 
"Samford bubble." Finally, we 
recognized it throughout the campus, 
with its ever-present Georgian 
Colonial structures that said 

The year ended, and with it, 
momentous changes appeared. With 
sesquicentennial came the 
introduction of Margaret Thatcher to 
the campus. Other personalities, like 
Fannie Flagg, were intellectual 
additions to the Samford community. 
As the spring semester ended, an extra 
100 people had already been accepted 
into the freshmen class for the fall of 
'92. C.J., the old, beloved men's dorm, 
waited for renovation, becoming a 
Grand Central Station for graffiti 
artists. The look of the campus 
changed with the addition of West 
Campus. The Wright Center brought 
opportunities like the New York 
Opera, the Black Light Theater of 

Prague, and the Broadway Series (The 
Odd Couple and The Buddy Holly Story). 
A new group of people had 
assimilated themselves into the 
community of Samfordites, and 
another group graduated. 

"This college is for all 

conditions and classess . . . 

without regard to color, 

nationality, race or religion . . 

But it will be impossible for 

anyone to continue with us 

long without knowing what 

we believe to be the truth and 

our reasons for that belief." 

Credo- A.V. of Beirut 

Seniors left the campus, never 
forgetting Samford. They would 
remember professors who became 
mentors. They wou Id remember those 
people who provided them with a 
family away from home. Through 
the dedication and support from 
seniors, juniors, sophomores and 
freshmen, Samford ascended 150 
percent above the rest. 

Tiffany Townsend - Editor 

2 5 2 Closing 

With a gleam in his eyes, Sean Evans, or "Mountain 
Man," stops trying to pitch his "family's" tent on the 

band camp-out. 

Photo In/ Scan Nowell 

Hanging out together before an A Cappclla Choir 
party, Eric King and Sean Nowell express themselves 
with their western look-alike shirts. 

Photo by Cheri Stites 



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/4 sign of the traditions and values of our country, the 
flag waves above the campus to remind students of the 
opportunities and freedom then have in America. 

Photo In/ Mark Mantooth 

Tradition 2 5 3 

and Campus 

at Samford 


s the trees began to bloom and 
Shades Mountain began to look a little 
greener, students came out of the 
woodwork to enjoy the spring 
sunshine in the quad or to sunbathe 
on Va il Beach. The end of the semester 
was nearing, and many were looking 
back to see their progress. Everyone 
was ready for the traditional end of 
the semester and the end of the 
sesquicentennial year. 

Seniors began to look towards the 
future, searching for a job in a non- 
existent job market, hoping they 
would get a break, even a small one. 
People trailed into the bookstore to 
be fitted for caps and gowns and to 
order invitations to send out to family 
and friends. Seniors said good-bye to 
close friends and tried to prepare 
themselves for the "real world." 
Many made plans for weddings, 
while others sought the perfect one- 
room apartment for a single bed. 

Underclassmen also prepared for 
thesummer. Some got jobs for money 
to return to Samford next year. Others 
prepared for summer school at 
Samford or at a local college in their 
home-towns. Saying good-bye 
proved to be difficult for many. "You 

never know who won't return in the 
fall. . .. Seniors graduate and other 
students decide to transfer, drop-out 
or get a job," said junior Lisa McNeil. 
The last days came and went 
with the sound of parents and friends 
coming to help pack and move. They 

"Far away there in the 

sunshine are my highest 

aspirations. I may not reach 

them but I can look up and 

see their beauty, believe in 

them, and try to follow 

where they lead." 

- Louisa May Alcott 

carried boxes of desk supplies, 
compact discs, and clothing in a 
constant stream from the dorms, 
leaving an empty room that didn't 
look quite like the home its occupants 
had created that year. Anticipating 
going home but weary from a long 
week of exams, students lowered the 
blinds, unplugged their refrigerators, 
and locked the doors . . . and Samford 
once again rested quietly in its valley. 
Tiffany Townsend - Editor 



2 5 4 Closing 

Celebrating her victory with one hundred of her closest 
friends, Ann/ Cheek wins the first round of the 
"jeopardy! College Championship" only to be defeated 
by SI in the semi-final round. 

Photo by Lynn Hadden 

Graffiti writers once again claim a "CJ" wall for one of 
their ideas. Unfortunately, spelling-bee winners they 
were not. 

Photo by Tiffany Townsend 

Getting ready to cheer the team to victory, the 
cheerleaders exemplify Samford spirit as they stand in 
front oftheSUflag at James Madison University in the 
football championship semi-finals. 

Photo by Lynn Hadden 


Why We 
Love Samford 

(from the home office in Simi Valley, 


by Andy Parrish 

150. well-manicured lawns 
149. quality yearbooks are free 
148. our mascot's not a rooster 
147. Cat. food hasn't actually killed anybody 
146. bells! every hour on the hour! 
145. STEP SING! 

144. we're the same age as Notre Dame 
143. new library automated system like 
EPCOT attraction 

142. Alabama can't beat us in baseball 
141 . can get real college credit for "Wallyball" 
140. The Terry Bowden Show 
139. STEP SING! 

138. learn foreign languages underground 
137. bookstore protects us from evils of 
outside world 
136. STEP SING! 

135. Greeks don't embarrass school like some 
in this state we could talk about 
134. can always find a parking space within 
three miles of class 

133. two miles if it's a slow day at Brookwood 

132. lovable, lifelike statues of old men 
131. we beat Liberty University 
130. guys named Adam and Steve allowed to 
play football here, just don't start 
129. STEP SING! 

128. gymnasium gives us that high school- 
prom atmosphere 

127. forced to make new friends waiting to 
get out of chapel 

126. all buildings have same name, easy to 

125. Beeson Woods' monuments in middle 
of road make simple driving more 

124. brilliant speakers visit regularly, like 
Carrot Top 

123. Georgian-Colonial crosswalks 
122. library usuallv open 
121. no snipers on the bell tower 
120. Baptist school: graffiti on bathroom walls 
quotes Scriptures 
119. Howard's chicken strips 
118. STEP SING! 

117. promotes the Learning Process 
116. now wecan make fun of U AB's football team 
115. Georgian-Colonial dugouts 
1 14. WVSU: one hap'nin' radio station 
113. monorail circling campus gets you to 
class on time 

112. Baptist school: rarely puncture tires on 
discarded beer bottles 
111. ran sometimes talk bookstore attendant 
into inhaling from helium tank 
110. STEP SING! 

109. SGA weekend movies free of sex, 
violence, audience, etc. 
108. Safety & Security: so tough they don't 
need guns 
107. STEP SING! 
106. Howard's band night 
105. Sesquicentennial pencils 

104. "Campus Voice" 
103. empty "Campus Voice" frames 
102. STEP'SING! 

101. can't slide down hill on piece of 
cardboard at Legion Field 
100. attack pigeons 
99. legendary Crimson sports editor 
97. Grant & Terri 

96. Georgian-Colonial street lights 
95. in language lab, can watch FOUR 
juvenile Spanish sit-coms at once and 
not understand any of them 
94. trashcans around post office large enough 
to hold 4,000 bookstore sale mail-outs 
93. Samford "bubble" protects sun-bathers 
from harmful ultraviolet rays 

91. good view for watching Highway 31 fall 
off mountain 

90. we're usually mentioned on "Checkers" 

89. usually not mentioned on "Sammys" sign 
88. fun to go swim, then show friends your 
eyes and pretend to be drunk 
86. comfy convo cushions 
85. state's only alumni cemetery in middle of 

84. we don't pay our football players, as far as 
we know 

83. haven't thought of "name the baseball 
field (Samford Field) contest" yet 
82. don't have to worry about making up 
snow days 

81. you were annually spared the 
embarrassment of winning something at 
Honors Day 

78. handful of non-conservative professors 
make things interesting 
77. Kathie's Crimson columns 
76. Pizza Hut delivers 

75. "Life in Hell" cartoon actually ran in 
Crimson for a while 

74. Tiffany and staff work relentlessly to 
provide perfect yearbook 
73. Samford Theater not afraid of mature 
subject matter 

72. many faculty aren't, either 

70. Samford grad created "Secret Sauce" formula 
69. there are only 68 more of these 
68. air-conditioning 

67. 91.1, WVSU: music by Charlie Parker; 
91.1, WJSR: music by Cher 
66. CJ 


64. law students all kept in one building (just 

63. many cars around law building DON'T 
have bumper stickers that say "Mv other car 
is also a Porsche." 
62. Georgian-Colonial press box 
6 1 . can sometimes get one-fifth of your money 
back selling your books at the end of the 

59. peaceful, quiet study environment in library 
58.peacefuL quiet study environment during 

57. peaceful, quiet study environment at 
basketball games 

56. Healing Arts Center built into mountain 
like Bat Cave 

55. Dan Quayle wasn't Commencement 

speaker here 




51. as much as you pav, you gotta love it! 

50. bathrooms don't have individual squares 

of paper with splinters like public grade schools 

49. professors rarely come to class drunk 

48. original plan was daily convo requirement 


46. can make fun of LAB students trving to 

find a parking place 

45. one in four Samford students are actually 

aliens from another galaxv 



42. we know the answer to life, the universe 

and everything 





37. the TV lounge 

36. optimistic terms like "Wellness Center" 

(why not Sickness Center? well people don't 

go there) 

35. professor "animatronics" seem almost 

like the real thing 

34. Caf. keeps hot side hot, cool side cool 

33. o.k., some of the Sesqui. events were 

pretty darn good 

32. can vise information booth as source for 

term paper 


30. not many Twins fans here 

29. wealthy alumni give us generous scholarships 

28. often featured in U.S. News "top schools" 

27. often featured in Money as "best buy" 

26. often featured in Playboy's "girls of the SBC" 

25. get two days off for Easter 

24. campus looks really cool at night from 



22. fun to pour cherry Kool-Aid mix in 

fountains, insist that sharks ate the other pledges 

21. attack squirrels 


19. Dr. Long's Spanish class 

18. Auburn scared to plav us atSeibert Stadium 

17. Alabama scared to plav us at all 

16. frisbee football in the quad 

15. other schools have worse requirements 

than 64 convocations, although I can't think 

of any right now 


13. don't have medieval superstitions, like 

fear of hypnotists 

12. the secret spot you can bang the Anytime 

Teller and make it spit out twenties 

1 1 . faith that one day,a brave Samford student 

will follow the guv that buys back our books, 

hijack his truck, steal all the books, 

and force him to buy them all again for their 

original value 




7. courageous Step Sing T-Shirts 

6. butt-kickin' football team 

5. Dr. Thomas E. Corts: one cool president 


3. Alpha Phi Omega bookstore 

2. the most fantastic-looking babes anywhere 

1. Harvard's yearbook has a Top 356 list 

2 5 6 Closing 




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Dr. Edna Ellison 


Tiffany Townsend 

Assistant Editor 

Lynn Waldrep 

Photo Editor 

Martina Zukoski 

Assistant Photo Editor 

Scott Goodwin 

Campus Ministries 

Craig Hyde 

Layout/Design Editor 

Layout/Design Consultant 

Brett Wells 

Student Eife Editor 

Lisa Oliphant 

Athletics Editor 

Melanie Green 

Organizations/Greeks Editor 

Ashley Westbrook 

Academics Editor 

Bonnie Siler 

People Editor 

Jennifer Latham 

Mini Mag Editor 

Brian Dunn 
Mark Mantooth 

Staff Photographer 



Susan Cow art 

Jackie Colavita 

Lisa Wells